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It’s amazing how many people have latched onto the idea that the Philadelphia Flyers should trade for Ryan Suter or Shea Weber from the Nashville Predators the minute that it was announced Chris Pronger would not play for the rest of the season. Never mind the fact that the Flyers would have to perform some serious [...]

Answering Your Chris Pronger Contract Questions

Ever since Chris Pronger was ruled out for the season, there have been many questions. First off, is he going to retire? A report does suggest he is considering it. What can the Flyers do to fill his spot? Can they even do anything financially? Via Pro Hockey Talk: Pronger’s contract is a 35-and-over deal that comes with a cap hit of $4.9 million for the next five seasons. What...

Preds' Weber among NHL's best blueliners

Awards are won over the length of a season -- not in a single night -- but nonetheless it's possible that Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber might have had a watershed moment on Thursday. With his team trailing by a goal with less than five minutes remaining in regulation against perennial power Detroit, Weber scored twice to deliver Nashville to a 4-3 victory, the team...

Predators Give Away Point in 2-1 Win over the Blues

The Nashville Predators picked up two points with a 2-1 shoot-out win over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night but were somewhat frustrated that the Blues also captured a point.After a scoreless first two periods, the Predators broke through on a finely executed Shea Weber to Marty Erat pass with 7:28 remaining in the contest.Less than three minutes later, the Preds were called...

One more thing: Successful home stand completed

Going into last Saturday’s game, the Predators knew they were staring at a big four-game home stand. They possessed an NHL-worst four home wins and simply needed to capitalize against a handful of important opponents. Also, the Preds were just coming off the big comeback win in Columbus. As suspected, they were able to carry that momentum into this home stand and ended up winning...

Updates from Bruins at Flyers

0:00 1st period: 0-0 Flyers without Chris Pronger and Claude Giroux. @GlobeFluto...

PA Hockey Takes A Hit With Concussions To Pronger, Giroux & Crosby

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 [...]

Preds don’t get a single power play, win anyway…

While the result wasn’t, one thing was clear coming into Saturday night’s game between the Nashville Predators and St. Louis Blues. The winner would have the longest win streak in the Western Conference. After their 2-1 shootout victory, that distinction is officially held by the Preds. In front of yet another sold out crowd inside Bridgestone Arena, the host Predators didn...

What if the Maple Leafs Lost Dion Phaneuf For the Season?

Photo courtesy of By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) The Philadelphia Flyers recently suffered a huge blow to their lineup, as the team announced on Thursday that captain Chris Pronger will miss the remainder of the 2011-2012 regular season, as well as the 2012 playoffs. Some have even questioned whether Pronger will ever be able to play in the NHL ever again, based...

New “Hockey Talk” podcast – the Philly guys

Seravalli sanfilippo My latest podcast features a visit with two Philadelphia Flyers beat writers – Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News and Anthony Sanfilippo of the Delaware County Times. Not only do we talk about the Flyers, but thoughts on Chris Pronger, Mike Milbury, the whole concussion issue facing the league, the HBO cameras around the Flyers all the time right...

Kunitz: 'Pretty scary' to see Pronger shut down for season

Anyone wearing the “C” on the Philadelphia Flyers sweater is generally an enemy of the Penguins. Left wing Chris Kunitz, however, was thinking about Flyers captain Chris Pronger in a completely different light Friday.
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