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NHL: Doctors to check for concussions

Updated: March 15, 2011, 1:36 PM ET
Associated Press

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Accidental concussions in the NHL have doubled since last season, and general managers are looking at ways to slow the game.

The GMs began three days of meetings Monday with head injuries leading the agenda. Following the first session, commissioner Gary Bettman announced the league will adopt a more rigorous protocol for examining players with possible concussions.

NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr released a statement in support of the changes.

"We ...

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