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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 AP on Fox
October 10, 2014
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...
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...
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...
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....