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The National Hockey League has been hit with another lawsuit filed by former players who charge the league markets and profits f

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The National Hockey League has been hit with another lawsuit filed by former players who charge the league markets and profits from extreme violence. Avonte Maddox Eagles Jersey . The latest lawsuit, which also alleges NHL officials are aware of the dangers of head trauma but downplay those risks, was filed July 25 in New York. Former New York Islanders forward Chris Ferraro, who played 74 NHL games from 1996 to 2002, and Dan Fritsche, who played 256 games in the league between 2003 and 2009, are the only former players listed as complainants. The legal documents, however, say lawyers are seeking to pursue the case as a class action lawsuit and that there are more than 100 potential class members. The documents do not say how much money the players are seeking from the league, but outline that the case involves move than $5 million. Neither Bill Daly, the NHLs deputy commissioner, nor a lawyer for Fritsche and Ferraro, responded to emails seeking comment. The lawsuit is the latest of several filed by hundreds of former players against the NHL in recent months. The league met with lawyers for the players in St. Louis last week to discuss with a judge the appropriate venue for the litigation, which may be combined into one case. A judge will decide within a few weeks on a venue. The NHL wants the case to be heard in New York or Washington, while lawyers for some of the players prefer Minnesota, because they think they would argue their case in front of a more sympathetic jury there. In the latest case, lawyers for Fritsche and Ferraro have asked that the NHL be ordered to introduce a medical monitoring program to care for former and current NHL players who will have lifelong health problems and risks because of the leagues alleged misconduct. "The NHL has intentionally created, fostered, and promoted a culture of extreme violence, including violence from fighting. The NHL has known that, due to such violence, head trauma to plaintiffs and the class has been and is imminent," the lawsuit says. "The NHL has known that head trauma to plaintiffs and the class has and will be devastating and long-term negative health effects. Despite this knowledge and to maintain its revenue stream from violent construct, the NHL has and does intentionally subject plaintiffs and the class to head trauma." The league has also allegedly failed to inform players about the scientific research on the negative health effects of head trauma and from 1997 to 2011, the league failed to disclose the results of its concussion study to players and others. The players claims have not been proven in court and the NHL has not yet filed a statement of defence in the case. Michael Bennett Eagles Jersey . Better still, its in the same team and there are 13 races left for it to develop. Mike Wallace Eagles Jersey . The Red Wings hadnt played the night before. The Boston Bruins had. A month from now, or two months from now, it doesnt matter. But right now it does matter, when you start and you play back to back, its wear and tear on you for sure, Babcock said. http://www.eaglesrookiestore.com/Eagles-Markus-Wheaton-Jersey/ .com) - Quarterback Cardale Jones will return to Ohio State next season. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Jaguars running back Toby Gerhart will miss the teams preseason opener against Tampa Bay. Coach Gus Bradley ruled Gerhart out Wednesday, two days before the game. Gerhart has missed the last five days of practice because of a hip flexor injury. Without him, journeyman Jordan Todman has been getting repetitions with the first-team offence. The Jaguars gave Gerhart a three-year contracct worth $10. Avonte Maddox Jersey. .5 million in March to replace Maurice Jones-Drew. Gerhart spent the last four years backing up All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson in Minnesota, totalling 1,305 yards rushing and five touchdowns. Jacksonville signed him to be its starter, expecting him to get around 15 to 20 carriers a game. Now, though, the Jags are just trying to get him healthy enough to practice and play. Cheap Predators Jerseys Cheap Jets Jerseys Cheap Ducks Jerseys Cheap Coyotes Jerseys Cheap Sharks Jerseys Cheap Canucks Jerseys Cheap Bruins Jerseys Cheap Sabres Jerseys Cheap Panthers Jerseys Cheap Canadiens Jerseys Cheap Senators Jerseys Cheap Hurricanes Jerseys Cheap Blue Jackets Jerseys Cheap Islanders Jerseys Cheap Rangers Jerseys Cheap Flyers Jerseys ' ' '

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