Ex-NHLer Says Devils, Blues Hid Risks Of Head Injuries

By Zachary Zagger (April 24, 2017, 6:28 PM EDT) -- Former NHL "enforcer" Mike Peluso hit the New Jersey Devils, St. Louis Blues and an insurance company with a lawsuit in Minnesota federal court alleging a "newly discovered" medical report shows the teams knew the risks of further head injuries but continued to encourage him to play and engage in fights.

Peluso said he played in 458 games as an enforcer, a position  the primary job duty is to agitate the opponent and get into fights to protect skilled players, alleged the Devils, Blues and a group of Chubb Inc. insurance companies hid from him known long-term risks if he suffered...

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