Chris Drury To Skate in First Game Since Concussion

November 25th, 2009 by Rob Cristino Leave a reply »
Hopefully the New York Rangers and Chris Drury know what they’re doing.

Concussions are a very serious issue in not only hockey, but sports in general, and it’s never good for a player to rush back after sustaining such a dangerous blow to the head. There have been way too many athletes who have had careers end because of concussions.

The plan is for Drury, who has been symptom free for about a week, to play against the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night; his first game back since sustaining a concussion from a blind-side hit by Calgary Flames’ Curtis Glencross on Nov. 7.

Drury feels ready to get back in the action, but is it too soon? After all, he's only missed five games this season.

That’s the plan, at least, but anything can change, especially since this wasn’t his first concussion.

"Barring anything, I would assume I’ll be in," Drury said to Andrew Gross of Ranger Rants on Tuesday. "I don't anticipate any issues."

Obviously Drury has been cleared by doctors, otherwise this wouldn’t even be a discussion, but Rangers fans know how easy it is for players to receive a second and thir ...

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