As promised earlier...I sat down with Blazers Trainer Colin "Toledo" Robinson regarding the WHL's Seven Point Plan to reduce head blows and concussions.
He's on a committee responsible for tracking concussions this season in order to compile data to better understand what they're dealing with, and then take the necessary steps in prevention.
I asked Colin about the committee that has been put together:
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And it's a thorough collection of data...
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As for what they plan on finding out? He hopes they can answer some questions.
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I asked him about the new equipment the players are using such as soft cap shoulder and elbow pads.
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Toledo explains it as a CHL wide effort:
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He stresses they hope to get answers but concussions can be very hard to put your finger on and eliminate.
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