Insurance news for Canadian Olympic hockey could cause struggles

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Coverage issues have added doubt to the ability of players from Canada to head to Sochi. Hockey Canada has been dealing with a number of different issues in finalizing its plans to be able to send hockey players to the Olympic orientation camp in August 2013, but bad insurance news is continuing to stand in the way. If the current situation doesn’t turn around, it may mean that the players won’t be able to skate after all. The CEO of Hockey Canada, Bob Nicholson, has said that no decision has…

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Insurance news from the NHLPA shows strict efforts to restore coverage

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The policies may have been cancelled, but the Players’ Association is working to bring it back. This week, the NHL Players’ Association made insurance news by informing its members that it would be paying for the restoration costs of all of the coverage that the league has cut off from the players and their families following the week before last. Players’ Association members, including Sidney Crosby, were cut off by the league on Monday. A memo from the NHLPA explained that “NHL has instructed the insurers to cancel all insurance…

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