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Are the NHL outdoor games still must-see TV?

The plan here for New Year’s Day was about the same as it has been for the last couple of years: Curl up into a ball and watch the first of the NHL outdoor games until the NYE-induced champagne headache finally faded.A couple years ago, there was a sizable amount of people that did the exact same thing. Were as many viewers tuning in this year? It’s a fair question to ask, given...
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January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

A look at Chris Pronger’s Hockey Hall of Fame banner

Chris Pronger was a member of a stacked group of 2015 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees and now his banner can be found at the Hall. Pronger still technically hasn’t retired (in fact, his contract was recently traded to the Arizona Coyotes), but the Hall of Fame elected to waive the eligibility rules for Pronger. Here’s a look at Pronger’s banner: Now up! Hockey Hall of Fame...
Via Frozen Notes
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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
June 30, 2015  |  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
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes acquire Chris Pronger's contract

By Liam McGuire The Phoenix Coyotes needed to reach the cap floor, so they came up with a creative way to do so. The Coyotes on Saturday 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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-All-Star Pronger joins NHL's department of player safety

  Former All-Star defenseman Chris Pronger has joined the National Hockey League's department of player safety. NHL senior vice president for player safety Stephane Quintal made the announcement Friday. Pronger hasn't technically retired. The former NHL MVP is still being paid by the Philadelphia Flyers through 2017, even though he hasn't played in the league since 2011 due to concussions...
Via Associated Press
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pronger to work for NHL, stay on Flyers’ LTIR

Chris Pronger has been hired by the NHL according to reports. Pronger, 39 has been hired to replace Brian Leetch in the player safety department of the NHL’s front offices. It’s official: Chris Pronger has been hired to work for @NHLPlayerSafety. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) October 9, 2014 Yahoo’s Nick Costonika first reported the rumors on Wednesday that Pronger was...
Via Total Sports Live
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL ignores own rules, hires Chris Pronger to Department of Player Safety

The NHL hiring Chris Pronger to the Department of Player Safety is loaded with irony. Pronger, the man perhaps most well known for his physical/dirty play, his stomp of Ryan Kesler and continuous bouts with concussion-related symptoms, will slide into a role which will determine punishments for the dirty hits around the league. It's official: Chris Pronger has been hired to work...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 09, 2014  |  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

Sean Pronger, NHL Journeyman: Life after hockey

Sean Pronger saw his professional hockey career start under the auspices of an NHL lockout for the 1994-1995 season. And that's the way it came to a close in the 2004-2005 season. His final season playing hockey was for the Frankfurt Lions of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. And it was anything but an adventure. "I went over there thinking I was going to play five or six more years....
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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