Danny Marko is worried about his father, Craig. Danny already lost his mother three years ago; now, he asks the team to save his father from himself. Craig plays wing with the Oregon Otters, but he is also an enforcer. Danny thinks his father has brain damage; but, owner, Pete Rising (Treat Williams) has doctors that have cleared Craig to play. For his part of the con, Eliot must climb onto the ice so he and the rest of the team can organize enforcement, in both of the Markos' lives. Written by
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When the stoppage of play in the big game comes to an end, Eliot skates onto the rink from either the penalty box or team bench, hands Marko his stick, and says "let's play some hockey." Eliot then skates off to start play - but if he was in the penalty box, he would have to have finished him penalty time before rejoining play, and if he was on the team bench, then he would represent an extra player on the ice, which is against the rules. See more
I've looked online, and all the medical sites say the same thing about my dad's symptom. It's called concussion syndrome. It can lead to brain damage and even death.
What about his own doctors? He's got to be cleared to play.
That's kind of the problem. He has to get evaluated by the doctors all season. He's got stacks of these papers.
[Danny hands him a stack of letters
"We have conducted a complete medical..." Okay, so, it doesn't say anything about any serious head trauma. Just basic cuts, ...
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