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Bulldogs Magnus Nygren to Recover in Sweden from Concussion

BULLDOGS DEFENCEMAN MAGNUS NYGREN RETURNING TO SWEDEN TO RECOVER FROM A CONCUSSION

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Hamilton Bulldogs Media Release

MONTREAL, QUE. – Montreal Canadiens and Hamilton Bulldogs general manager Marc Bergevin issued the following statement today pertaining to the medical status of defenceman Magnus Nygren:

“Following discussions with Magnus and his agent, we made the decision to give him the opportunity to return to his native Sweden to recover from his injury. Aware that his concussion symptoms have persisted, the organization and our medical personnel believe that the best option for his recovery is to get away from the game and rest at home in Sweden surrounded by his family and friends. We will continue to monitor his condition.”

Nygren has missed the past 23 games due to a concussion suffered on Nov. 29 in a game versus the Lake Erie Monsters.

The Bulldogs will be back in action tonight when they’ll visit the Iowa Wild at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa at 8 p.m. The ‘Dogs return home on Friday, Feb. 6 when they’ll host the Wild at FirstOntario Centre at 7:30 p.m.

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