Rangers' Brassard latest NHL player to fall victim to mumps outbreak
It's past time for the NHL to institute a moratorium on smooching.
The club has confirmed Shannon's report, though for now they're just saying that Brassard has a "suspected case of the mumps".
Brassard is the second Rangers player to contract the mumps this season, as Rangers fourth-liner Tanner Glass was diagnosed with it in November.
The skilled 27-year-old pivot has been crucial in keeping the Rangers afloat, even as injuries mounted at center. Brassard has managed eight goals and 16 points in 27 games.
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