Found September 21, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
from Frank Seravalli of Frequent Flyers, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren has been dogged repeatedly for updates since announcing on Dec. 15, 2011 that Pronger would miss the remainder of the season for “concussion-like symptoms.” Just this week, Holmgren told a reporter that Pronger - who recently visited a neurologist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - that he is “doing better but not to the point where he can think about playing.” In fact, Pronger probably had to see the doctor in Pittsburgh to sign papers for the NHL that he remained unfit to play. Pronger, who turns 38 on Oct. 10, has not skated since Nov. 19, 2011 in Winnipeg. Holmgren also said it was “too soon” to tell whether Pronger could consider skating again. There is a reason Pronger has not addressed the media once since being sidelined. No one can say anything further.  Why? Since Pronger’s 7-year, $34.45 million extension with the Flyers kicked in after his 35th birthday,...

Voracek Scores in Second KHL Game

                            Jakub Voracek practicing with HC Lev Praha (Stephen Black/iSport)On September 17th, Philadelphia Flyers forward Jake Voracek confirmed that he had signed a temporary contract to play for HC Lev Praha of the KHL.  On Thursday, Voracek participated in his first game with his KHL club as they took on Avangard Omsk. He tallied one assist in...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Pronger, Voracek, Swiss Rumor, Prospects in Action

Yesterday, Philadelphia Inquirer beat writer Sam Carchidi revealed that Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger has shown signs of improvement in his recovery from post-concussion syndrome. Pronger visited with a specialist in Pittsburgh earlier this week. At this point, however, any progress Pronger makes is toward recovering his quality of life off the ice. Playing hockey is not -...

Bryzgalov; Voracek to KHL, Flyers Rent Ice & More

We are now five days into the NHL lockout. Since the lockout began, both sides have not met, which is not good news for hockey fans. A few Flyers have already headed oversees and some are practicing in the States. Here is the latest news regarding the Flyers.... ____________________________________________________________________________________ Bryzgalov Arrives in Russia: On...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: European Games, Prospects in Action

Two of the three Flyers players who have signed to play in the Kontinental Hockey League during the NHL lockout will be in action with their respective teams today. Here is where to find the games online: Ilya Bryzgalov and Pavel Datsyuk will play their first game for CSKA Moscow today when the storied Red Army team takes on HC Yugra in Moscow. The game starts at 9 AM eastern...
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