Found October 29, 2011 on Puck Daddy:
During the Philadelphia Flyers' game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night, Chris Pronger met the media for the first time since taking an errant stick to the eye in a scary scene on Monday. His vision was blurry; his wiseass Prongerian wit was not, as he needled reporters and poured on the sarcasm (video via Anthony J. SanFilippo of the Daily Times): "Yeah, it could have been a lot worse. I don't know if I feel lucky getting hit," said Pronger of the injury, which happened in a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, as Pronger caught Mikhail Grabovski's stick in the face on a follow-through and fell to the ice. He said his right eye was "still a little blurry because of the eye drops and things that I have to take to relieve some of the swelling and the pressure." He didn't give a timetable for his return to the ice with the Flyers. The million dollar question for Pronger: Wearing a visor. According to Tim Panaccio of CSN Philly this ...

Pronger has blurred vision after injury

Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger has blurred vision in his right eye and does not know when he'll return to the ice after being jabbed in the face. Pronger spoke Saturday night for the first time since Toronto's Mikhail Grabovski hit him just outside his right eye with a stick blade. Pronger says he feels lucky the injury was not worse because serious eye injuries have ended...

Flyers D Pronger out for a month

Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger will undergo surgery on his left knee on Tuesday and will miss a month. It's been a tough season for Pronger, Philadelphia's captain, who also missed six games with an eye injury. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Peter DeLuca. ''Any time a player has surgery, there's concern, whether he's an older player like Chris or...

Video- Pronger Progress Report

via Anthony J. SanFilippo of the Daily Times, Chris Pronger just addressed the media for the first time since catching a stick to his right eye last Monday against Toronto. He appeared to be in good spirits and didn’t look too bad considering. His right pupil was a little larger than it should be, but he’s on his way back - admitting he started riding the bike today. SanFilippo...

Majority of Bruins Wear Visors, But Not Ready to Make Them Mandatory Despite Recent Scares

It was a frightening sight that nearly cost an NHL star his sight. Chris Pronger, one of the biggest and baddest blueliners in the NHL, was left screaming in agony, dashing to the locker room as 19,569 fans at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center feared the worst after the Flyers defenseman was hit in the eye by Toronto forward Mikhail Grabovski's stick Monday night. Pronger...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: October in review

Before the start of training camp, when no one was sure if Chris Pronger would be ready to start the regular season after undergoing back surgery, the general consensus was that if the Flyers would be OK if they could hang in through an early-season schedule loaded with marquee opponents. Most folks would have declared a 6-4-1 record a mild success. Expectations were raised much...

Flyers D Pronger says he still has blurred vision

Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger has blurred vision in his right eye and does not know when he'll return to the ice after being jabbed in the face.

Bryzgalov Will Be Worth Every Penny

The month of October has not been one that Flyers fans will want to remember. After jumping out to a 4-0-1 start, the Flyers have sputtered to a 1-4 record since. Losing captain Chris Pronger has put this this team in an emotional whirlwind that is all too eerily reminiscent to the 2009-2010 [...]

Pronger has blurred vision after stick injury

Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger has blurred vision in his right eye and does not know when he'll return to the ice after being jabbed in the face.

HockeyBuzz Hotstove: Hotstove, Ed. 28: Should Visors Be Mandatory?

Welcome to the Hotstove! As always, I'm your host, Travis Yost. On Saturday, I was joined by four other bloggers - Bill Meltzer of the Philadelphia Flyers, Richard Cloutier of the Edmonton Oilers, Adma French of the Phoenix Coyotes, and John Jaeckel of the Chicago Blackhawks - to discuss the future of visors in today's National Hockey League. After Chris Pronger went...

Sunday Hockey Points

from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun, • Only seven of 30 Major League Baseball teams, including Texas, have never won the World Series but 13 of 30 NHL teams have never won the Stanley Cup. • Chris Pronger has become the Peyton Manning of the NHL. You realize just how valuable he is when he isn’t playing. • It’s entirely possible that the New York Rangers, with that...
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