Crosby is still at #3-4 on the list to recovery and has to remain symptom-free to keep progressing. Awesome news nevertheless.
1. rest until asymptomatic (physical and mental rest) 2. light aerobic exercise (e.g. stationary cycle) 3. sport-specific exercise 4. non-contact training drills (start light resistance training) 5. full contact training after medical clearance 6. return to competition (game play) There should be approximately 24 hours (or longer) for each stage and the athlete should drop back to the previous asymptomatic level if any post-concussive symptoms recur.
The Leafs have traded Alyn McCauley, Brad Boyes and their 2003 1st round pick to the Sharks for Owen Nolan. I really liked McCauley, but Nolan is definitely an upgrade. Everyone here is in shock. Pat Quinn pulling off a major deal at the deadline?