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NHL’s Stamkos benched due to injury, blood thinners

Professional ice hockey center and team captain for the Tampa Bay Lightning Steven Stamkos likely won’t be playing anytime soon after suffering a blood clot last March because his treatment puts him at risk for serious bleeding risks in the event he is injured. Stamoks is lucky, though. He suffered pain and swelling in his right arm after a game against the Canadiens – something a lot of people would have dismissed – and immediately associated it with symptoms his teammate Andrei Vasilevskiy had experienced. Vasilevskiy had been diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome. The condition, which occurs when the upper ... Read More