Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Carcillo Calls out League

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Carcillo Calls out League

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Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said he hadn't seen former teammate Daniel Carcillo's Twitter feed, which called out the NHL for refusing to "adequately care for humans" when it comes to concussions.

But Toews, whom Carcillo mentioned in one of his tweets Friday as having had multiple concussions, said he appreciates the message and gave Carcillo credit for speaking out."I don't know what he's been saying on Twitter, so I can't comment on that," Toews said. "But he's been great at trying to help former players who maybe struggle with those issues."

In a series of tweets, Carcillo encouraged players to educate themselves and said the NHL is "very much a fear-based league. Walk on eggshells, don't dare ask questions and God forbid you don't agree with how you're being treated. …

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