Post concussion syndrome is a dark reality in all professional sports; especially hockey. It leads to many effects on a person including depression, anxiety, and severe headaches.
Over the last few years there has been an incline of hockey players voicing their opinions relating to this - and how their own situations could have been handled better with more understanding.
Nick Boynton is a former NHL player and Stanley Cup winner.
He has suffered multiple concussions in his hockey career.
He struggles today, years after he last laced up.
Nick is now very vocal in the sports community regarding a better understanding around the correlation between concussions and mental health.
Below is a link to Nick Boynton’s story by the Player’s Tribune regarding his struggles with mental health today; and what he’s been through to help him take back control.