Found October 10, 2013 on Fightin For Philly:
When Chris Pronger was acquired in 2009 and signed a 7-year deal with the Flyers, big things were supposed to happen. They very well could have if not for a career-ending string of concussions for the 6′ 6” blue-liner. While he only played one full season and parts of two others in Philadelphia, fans fell in love with him. His presence is obviously missed – no more is there that gigantic wall of muscle who also has an affinity for scoring. Without Pronger, the Flyers have the chance to be a playoff team. With Pronger, they had the chance to be a championship team. Pronger is back on LTIR this season, as he was last year as well. LTIR saves the Flyers from his $4,921,429 cap hit. Pronger is still signed until the end of the 2016-17 season. As he turns 39, it is obvious that Pronger’s playing career is over, as he still struggles everyday with post-concussion syndrome. I know I speak for all Flyers fans when I say I’d love to see Pronger in the Flyers’ front office someday.

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