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.
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