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CHRIS PRONGER RUMORS

What a week: Pronger traded then elected to Hall of Fame in matter of days

Chris Pronger is living a very surreal life. The former Hart Trophy winner has not played a game since November 2011 due to post-concussion syndrome and vision issues from getting hit in the eye by the blade of a stick, but he still has an active NHL contract. That led to an interesting series of events over the weekend. Pronger's contract was part of a trade with Arizona Saturday...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Pronger bends the rules one last time (Puck Daddy)

Chris Pronger was asked about it several ways, but he wasn’t going to acknowledge it.  How surreal it was to still have an active NHL contract and be elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. How surreal it was to actually have been involved in an NHL trade less than 48 hours before his selection. How surreal it was to have the gatekeepers to immortality change their bylaws to grant...
Via Philly Sports Live
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Blues defenseman Chris Pronger voted into Hall of Fame

TORONTO -- Stanley Cup winners Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger and Sergei Fedorov and former NHL star Phil Housley are among the seven newcomers in the Hockey Hall of Fame. The Hall announced Monday that Angela Ruggiero, Bill Hay and Peter Karmanos Jr. also were voted into the shrine. Pronger, traded from Philadelphia to Arizona last weekend, hasn't played since November 2011 because...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pronger, Lidstrom, Fedorov, Ruggiero among Hockey Hall picks

TORONTO (AP) Stanley Cup winners Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger and Sergei Fedorov and former NHL star Phil Housley are among the seven newcomers in the Hockey Hall of Fame. The Hall announced Monday that Angela Ruggiero, Bill Hay and Peter Karmanos Jr. also were voted into the shrine. Pronger, traded from Philadelphia to Arizona last weekend, hasn't played since November 2011...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Ducks Pronger, Fedorov elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

Chris Pronger and Sergei Fedorov are headed to the Hockey Hall of Fame. The former Anaheim Ducks defenseman, who was part of the club's 2007 Stanley Cup championship run, will join Fedorov (who played in 85 games for the Ducks in 2003-06), Bill Hay, Phil Housley, Peter Karmanos Jr., Nicklas Linstrom and Angela Ruggiero as members of the 2015 HOF class, it was announced on Monday...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Flyer captain Chris Pronger elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame

  View image | gettyimages.com  Two days after his contract was traded to the Arizona Coyotes, former Flyer captain Chris Pronger was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Pronger played 18 seasons in the NHL with the Hartford Whalers, St. Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers, Anaheim Ducks and the Flyers. He won the Stanley Cup in 2007 with Anaheim and also went to the Final twice...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes acquire Chris Pronger's contract

The Phoenix Coyotes need to reach the cap floor, so they’ve come up with a creative way to do so. Today, they’ve traded Sam Gagner and a conditional draft pick to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for Nicklas Grossman and the contract of Chris Pronger – and no, that last bit is not a typo. Pronger currently works for the NHL, but he hasn’t technically retired, as he’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes acquire future Hall of Famer Chris Pronger, Nicklas Grossman from Flyers (Puck Daddy)

SUNRISE, Fla. – The Arizona Coyotes have acquired their franchise defenseman … if this was 10 years ago. The Coyotes took on the contract of Chris Pronger, and acquired defenseman Nicklas Grossman in return for forward Sam Gagner. The Flyers also got a conditional 2016 or '17 pick. Regardless of the particular pieces who will actually play in this deal, the fact that Pronger...
Via Philly Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: Revisiting the Carter/Richards trades

On Monday the Philadelphia Flyers suffered a loss to the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings feature two former polarizing Flyers on their roster: Mike Richards and Jeff Carter. Nearly three years ago, Richards and Carter wore orange and black and had long-term deals with Philadelphia tucked in their back pocket. On June 23, 2011, both their lives and the state of the Flyers’ roster changed...
Via isportsweb.com
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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