Former Avalanche enforcer Scott Parker battling effects of concussions

Nearly six years since he retired from the NHL as one of its toughest enforcers, Scott Parker is finding everyday life a more fearsome opponent than any he dropped the gloves against…

He is only 35, but Parker’s short-term memory resembles someone much older. He is so forgetful that he has to write down routine things such as needing to make a trip to the grocery store. He often takes pictures and videos with his phone to remember how to do things such as use tools in his woodworking and metal shop.

“I can see right away when he’s having a bad day,” said Francesca, his wife of 15 years

Former Avalanche "The Enforcer"

Former Avalanche “The Enforcer”

 

 

Former Avalanche Player "The Enforcer"

Former Avalanche Player “The Enforcer”

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