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Flames admit Ferland was concussed by Preds’ Volchenkov

Stefan Elliott, Michael Ferland

Calgary Flames left wing Michael Ferland (79) skates against Colorado Avalanche defenseman Stefan Elliott (46) during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)


Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving told reporters including the Calgary Sun’s Wes Gilbertson that forward Michael Ferland is dealing with a concussion. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety is expected to determine if Nashville Predators defenseman Anton Volchenkov will receive supplemental discipline for this check on Ferland:

Volchenkov, 32, has been suspended twice in his career, with the most recent one being a four-game ban late in the 2012-13 season.

It sounds like it’s a matter of time before a decision is made:

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