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Concussion safety key for hockey-playing kids on and off the ice, experts say

They may not yet be in the big leagues, but hockey-playing youngsters, their parents and coaches need to be mindful of concussion safety and the warning signs of brain injuries that have sidelined some of the game’s biggest stars, experts say.

Concussions forced Pittsburgh Penguins captain and Canadian superstar Sidney Crosby to miss out on 41 games in 2011 — including the Stanley Cup playoffs —as well as most of the 2012 regular season as symptoms lingered.

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