Found November 08, 2011 on Fox Sports:
The Philadelphia Flyers have been getting goals from a number of players. The possible return of captain Chris Pronger could make them even more dangerous. Philadelphia looks to continue its best road start in 18 years Wednesday night when it faces the Tampa Bay Lightning, who are going for their first five-game home winning streak since 2007-08. With eight players scoring in Saturday's 9-2 victory over Columbus - the team's highest-scoring game since a 9-5 win over Montreal on Feb. 6, 1997 - six Flyers have at least five goals and the club leads the NHL with 56. "A lot of guys are stepping up," center Danny Briere told the Flyers' official website. "(Jaromir) Jagr has helped out a lot (with six goals) ... even young guys like Sean Couturier who has five (goals), that's very impressive. It's good that everybody has more responsibility in that department and it's definitely good to see." So is seeing Pronger complete two straight practices. The veteran defenseman, who has missed the last six games after taking a stick to the eye against Toronto on Oct. 24, will likely be a game-day decision and will be wearing a visor when he returns. "(My conditioning) has been a little suspect after the last couple days," Pronger told the league's official website Tuesday before the team left for Florida. "Again, you don't realize how quickly you can lose it when you've done nothing for seven days, you're bedridden for four of them - the joints need to be moving." While the Flyers (8-4-2) have killed all 13 penalties during their 3-0-1 stretch, they could use Pronger on the power play after going 1 for 19 in the last four games. Philadelphia, 1 for 15 on the power play while losing three of four to Tampa Bay last season, opens its three-game trip with a 4-1-0 road record. It's the Flyers' best start away from home since opening 6-1-0 in 1993-94. Continuing that run could be a challenge as the Lightning (7-5-2) have won six of eight overall and outscored their opponents 13-5 during their home winning streak. Tampa Bay last won five in a row on home ice Oct. 4-25, 2007. The Lightning will try to match that run after avoiding a third straight road loss with Sunday's 4-3 shootout victory over Florida. They trailed by three 15:21 into the game. "We had our backs against the wall," center Dominic Moore said after scoring the only goal in the tiebreaker. "Hopefully that's a lesson for us." Martin St. Louis and Steven Stamkos played well against the Flyers last season, with St. Louis recording 10 assists - including a career-high five in an 8-7 win at Philadelphia on Nov. 18 - and Stamkos adding a team-best five goals and six points. Dwayne Roloson, 1-0-1 with a 1.44 goals-against average in two starts versus the Flyers in 2010-11 after being acquired from the New York Islanders, could be in net Wednesday after stopping all 29 shots he faced Sunday as Mathieu Garon's replacement. If Ilya Bryzgalov gets a chance to win his fourth consecutive start, it will be the first time he faces Tampa Bay in a Flyers uniform. He went 2-1-0 with a 2.00 GAA in three starts against the Lightning while with Phoenix. Jagr, who has six goals and five assists during a seven-game point streak, has a record 69 points (31 goals, 38 assists) against Tampa Bay.

Flyers D Pronger returning Wednesday - with visor

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger will make his return to the lineup Wednesday against Tampa Bay - and he'll be wearing a visor.Pronger grudgingly agreed to don the shield after suffering an eye injury that could have been much worse. Pronger was clipped by the stick of Mikhail Grabovski on a follow-through of a shot back on Oct. 24 against Toronto.He missed six games...

Sources: Flyers' Pronger will return Wednesday

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Flyers' Pronger returns to action from eye injury

Chris Pronger returned to the Flyers on Wednesday night after missing six games with an eye injury.

Flyers D Pronger returns to lineup

TAMPA, FLA. (AP) - Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger is back after missing six games because of a right eye injury.Pronger was in the lineup for Wednesday night's game at Tampa Bay. He had been out since getting hit just outside his eye with a stick blade during a game ...

Flyers D Pronger returns to lineup

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger is back after missing six games because of a right eye injury.

Pronger Return Imminent; High-Scoring Flyers Weather Adversity

By David Strehle NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor It would seem safe to say that with a rash of injuries to several key players, the Philadelphia Flyers have officially gone through their first bout with adversity in the new season. Among the wounded was defenseman Chris Pronger, who first took to the practice ice on November 4th in his recovery from a nasty eye injury....

Flyers D Pronger to return Wednesday

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman and team captain Chris Pronger will return for Wednesday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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According to GM Paul Holmgren, the Flyers have agreed on a multi-year contract extension with defenseman Braydon Coburn. Tim Panaccio also reported that the deal is for four years, $18 million. In other Flyers news, Chris Pronger will play tonight. Great news for a Flyers team that looks completely different on defense without their captain.

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Flyers D Chris Pronger returns to lineup; D Coburn agrees to contract extension

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Flyers play waiting game vs. Lightning's 1-3-1 trap

The Philadelphia Flyers employed a curious tactic against the Tampa Bay Lightning's vaunted 1-3-1 defensive scheme on Wednesday. Flyers defensemen Braydon Coburn, Kimmo Timonen and captain Chris Pronger elected to either remain stationary or skate in small circles while waiting for the closest Lightning member to break from his spot. A cascade of boos rained down as play was...

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Lightning beats Flyers, 2-1, in overtime

Brett Connolly scores the winning goal for Tampa Bay. Chris Pronger returns to Philadelphia's lineup after missing six games with an eye injury.Brett Connolly scores the winning goal for Tampa Bay. Chris Pronger returns to Philadelphia's lineup after missing six games with an eye injury.

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All-Star Ballots Announced

Flyers on the ballot include: Danny Briere, Ilya Bryzgalov, Claude Giroux, Jaromir Jagr, Chris Pronger and Kimmo Timonen. NEW YORK (November 10, 2011) - With impressive starts this season, the Dallas Stars and the Pittsburgh Penguins - le...
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