Originally written on Backyard Sports Blog  |  Last updated 10/25/11

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 22: Chris Pronger #20 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates against the Boston Bruins on October 22, 2009 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers won the game 4-3 after a shootout. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
ESPN - All Danny Briere could hear were the agonizing screams. Chris Pronger buried his face in his hands after taking a brutal blow to the outside of the right eye, fearful of the worst for his eyesight.

Hunched over, Pronger skated straight to the bench, his hands over his eyes.

"I knew he was in trouble and needed help," said Briere, who skated with Pronger to the bench.

Pronger, the Flyers captain, will miss two to three weeks and spend the next few days on bed rest, putting a scare in Philadelphia's 4-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.

Literally thought this dudes eye fell out. I would think this would happen in hockey more often than it actually does.  Pronger is tied for second on the team in points so they will need him to get back as quick as possible.




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