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Another Sports Concussion Suit: NHL Enforcer Sues Various NHL Teams and Insurer

Mike Peluso, a former NHL enforcer, slapped the New Jersey Devils, St. Louis Blues, and an insurer with a lawsuit, is maintaining that a “newly discovered” medical report proves the teams were aware of the risks associated with head injuries, and nevertheless, continued to encourage him to play and fight. According to Peluso, he has played in over 450 games as an enforcer — a position with the primary purpose of agitating opponents and getting into fights in order to shield the skilled players…

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Benched: Fans Settle Suit Against NJ Devils for Restricting Season Ticket Resale

On Friday, June 10, 2016, U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi issued an order dismissing the New Jersey Devils’ ticket resale case without costs (Olsen et al v. New Jersey Devils, LLC., 2:15-cv-02807). The dismissal comes after parties reported that an agreement had been reached, settling the proposed class action suit. The suit stemmed from plaintiffs’ claim that their 2013-2014 season tickets were canceled after attempting to resell tickets on StubHub. In April 2015, two Devils fans, Ray Olsen and Alex Olsen,…

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Former Season Ticket Holding Couple Shoots Back Against Dismissive Devils

On Friday, October 2, 2015, a motion in opposition was filed against the New Jersey Devils and its attempt to dismiss pending litigation from earlier this year.  The plaintiffs in the suit, married couple and hockey fans Rey and Alex Olsen, argue the claims made by the organization in favor of dismissal are without merit and against precedent.  Utilizing a comprehensive and persuasive breach of contract argument, the couple insist that an implied promise existed between the Devils and the Olsens relating to annual renewal…

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