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By David Strehle NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor In a Monday chock full of NHL news, the Philadelphia Flyers evidently didn’t want to feel left out.  After coaches in Washington and Carolina were fired and their replacements named, Philly GM Paul Holmgren had some news of his own to deliver.  No, it was nothing to do with their coach.  Peter Laviolette has one of the safest jobs in the entire League. (Photo credit: Bruce Bennett / Getty Images North America) Keeping with the injury theme that has been the biggest non-Winter Classic related fodder in Philadelphia for some time, Holmgren announced today that captain and top defenseman Chris Pronger would be undergoing surgery tomorrow on his left knee.  Already a scratch for the last four games due to a ‘virus’, Pronger will likely miss at least another month following the surgery on his knee. Holmgren said this is not a new injury, it’s just something that’s been lingering for some time.  Knowing he had surgery on the right knee last sea
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