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Get the latest factual medical reporting and advice on ways to prepare, prevent and detect hockey injuries. Be Hockey Safe's panel of experts offers over 150 years of combined

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Mark R. Lovell

Mark R. Lovell


Professor and Director, UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program; consultant to NFL, NHL, US Ski and Olympic Team, and others

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Mike Bertsch

Mike Bertsch

Asst Executive Director, USA Hockey

High School coach, Division 1 hockey coach for 10 years

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Todd Jackson

Todd Jackson

Senior Manager, Hockey Canada

11 years with Hockey Canada, 30 years’ experience in hockey safety

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Glenn Riefenstahl

Glenn Riefenstahl

ATC, N.H.LAT, University of New Hampshire (UNH)

NCAA Division/Men's Ice Hockey athletic trainer, 22 years with UNH athletes

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Dr Lisa Fischer

Dr Lisa Fischer

MD, CCFP, Dipl. Sport Med

Director of Primary Care Sport Medicine, Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic. Chair of Canadian College of Family Physicians Sport and Exercise Medicine Program

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Ken Covo

Ken Covo

B. Eng., M.A.

Senior Director Research and Development, Bauer Hockey; 15 years in hockey product development.

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Larry Weber

Larry Weber

P.Eng., M.S., Civil Engineering

Director of Risk Management and Compliance, Bauer Hockey

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Dr. Craig Perry

Dr. Craig Perry

PhD., M.Ed.

Associate Director with the Minnesota State High School League

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