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With the loss of Chris Pronger, Claude Giroux, and Sidney Crosby this week the state of Pennsylvania hockey has taken a major hit. Concussions have claimed all three superstars and their respective teams will need to find ways to play without them.
At the moment Crosby and Giroux are both out indefinitely and during Thursday [...]
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Philadelphia Flyers captain Chris Pronger will miss the remainder of the regular season and playoffs with post-concussion symptoms.
The team made the announcement during Thursday's game against Montreal.
The 37-year-old has not played since Nov. 19. He has been complaining of constant headaches and a feeling of sluggishness.
Pronger has also missed time this season with an...
Concussions have hit the Philadelphia Flyers, and they have hit them hard. We already know that Chris Pronger is done for the season, and it's unclear how long Philly will be without arguably its best player, Claude Giroux, who is also sidelined with a concussion. The loss of Pronger, the team's captain, stings, but the indefinite loss of Giroux may be the one that really...
Man, Sidney Crosby, injured again. This really underscores the importance of concussion safety. I mean, Crosby is struggling to recover from one of the most brutal, cheapest shots I have ever seen in my life from Dave Steckel. Honestly, he should have been arrested for that hit, let alone a penalty. David Kreijci isn't nearly as dirty a player because he doesn't play for...
Philadelphia Flyers captain Chris Pronger will miss the rest of the regular season and playoffs because of severe post-concussion syndrome. Philadelphia general manager Paul Holmgren made the announcement through a team spokesman early in the first period of the Flyers' game against Montreal on Thursday night.
PHT: Flyers captain Chris Pronger will be shut down indefinitely and could miss the rest of the season, a report says.
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0:00 1st period: 0-0 Flyers without Chris Pronger and Claude Giroux. @GlobeFluto...
MONTREAL (AP) -- Philadelphia Flyers captain Chris Pronger will miss the rest of the regular season and playoffs because of severe post-concussion syndrome.
Philadelphia has won seven in a row, but its winning streak is tempered by the news that its captain's season is over because of severe postconcussion syndrome.MONTREAL — Andrei Meszaros scored 8 minutes 8 seconds into the third period, Matt Carle had three assists and the Philadelphia Flyers extended their winning streak to seven games with a 4-3 victory against the Montreal...
The Pittsburgh Penguins have felt Sidney Crosby's absence of late, but they're starting to feel the effects of some other injuries as well.
The Buffalo Sabres would like to capitalize on that again.
Evgeni Malkin will try to continue his scoring surge and help the Penguins rebound from another loss without their captain when they host the Sabres on Saturday night.