Every professional hockey team has a team doctor, and in most cases, they’ve got many. I remember being in our ECHL dressing room, sauntering into the medical room and wondering “Who the hell are all these guys?”
At that level, the team doctors get season tickets in exchange for their services, not to mention all the money that comes their way from follow-up treatments on the many injuries that occur to players over the course of a hockey season.
In the NHL, the dealings are a little different, and to be honest, a little more shady. Read the rest of this entry »