CHRIS PRONGER NEWS

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...
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3 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
6 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
21 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 Fox Sports Midwest
21 hours 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
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lidstrom, Fedorov elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

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
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pronger, Lidstrom, Fedorov, Ruggiero among Hockey Hall picks (The Associated Press)

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.
Via Philly Sports Live
22 hours 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
23 hours 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
23 hours 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...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hockey Hall of Fame 2015: Lidstrom, Fedorov, Pronger, Housley, Ruggiero (Puck Daddy)

The Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee announced it’s Class of 2015 on Monday: Detroit Red Wings legends Nicklas Lidstrom and Sergei Fedorov; former Buffalo Sabres great Phil Housley; current Arizona Coyote Chris Pronger; former Hockey Hall of Fame chairman Don Hay and Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos, Jr. in the Builder category; and U.S. Olympic great Angela Ruggiero...
Via Philly Sports Live
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nicklas Lidstrom, Sergei Fedorov Headline 2015 Hockey Hall Of Fame Class

Two legendary Detroit Red Wings players are among the four NHL players elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2015 on Monday. Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom, a seven-time Norris Trophy winner and four-time champion, as well as Red Wings forward Sergei Fedorov, a Hart Trophy winner and four-time champion, were the latest players from Detroit’s 1990s/early 2000s dynasty...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes send Gagner to Flyers for package including Pronger's contract

  The Arizona Coyotes traded forward Sam Gagner and a draft pick to the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday for defenseman Nicklas Grossmann and the contract of defenseman Chris Pronger. The draft pick will be a conditional fourth-round pick in 2016 or a third-rounder in 2017. Gagner had 15 goals and 26 assists in 81 games after being traded to Arizona from Tampa Bay before last season...
Via AP on Fox
2 days 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Arizona Coyotes have acquired 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...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona sends Gagner to Philadelphia for Grossman (The Associated Press)

The Arizona Coyotes traded forward Sam Gagner and a draft pick to the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday for defenseman Nicklas Grossmann and the contract of defenseman Chris Pronger. The draft pick will be a conditional fourth-round pick in 2016 or a th...
Via Philly Sports Live
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona sends Gagner to Philadelphia for Grossman

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes traded forward Sam Gagner and a draft pick to the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday for defenseman Nicklas Grossmann and the contract of defenseman Chris Pronger. The draft pick will be a conditional fourth-round pick in 2016 or a third-rounder in 2017. Gagner had 15 goals and 26 assists in 81 games after being traded to Arizona from Tampa...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Prospect Profile: Brandon Carlo

  View image | gettyimages.com In just two days, the NHL Draft will take place, meaning that this time of preparation and anticipation is nearing its end. As we approach the draft, our series on draft prospects winds down. Here is a profile of Tri-City Americans defenseman Brandon Carlo. Big, tall and durable. That's the name of Brandon Carlo's game. The 6'5", 185-pound...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Howard’s role; Chris Pronger’s current HOF worth (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at  puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com .   
Via Philly Sports Live
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers Trivia: Who Am I?

Hello Everyone, Welcome to another installment of Flyers trivia. As you can see, today's category is another "Who Am I?". Before we get started with today's clues, let's review last week's answers. The category was My Other Team(s). We gave you gave you a list of players and asked you to tell us what other NHL team(s), if any, these former or current Flyers played for.  Here...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers Trivia: My Other Team(s)

Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Trivia Wednesday. Today's category is "My Other Team(s)". You will be asked which other NHL teams, if any, these former or current Flyers played for. Some will be easy others, not so much.  Last week we did a follower's favorite player in a "Who Am I" segment. The answer was Ilkka Sinisalo. Almost all of you who responded were...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks Retire Teemu Selanne’s Number During Awesome Ceremony

Teemu Selanne ended his fantastic 21-year NHL career last season after 1,451 games, 684 goals, 773 assists and 1,457 points and the Anaheim Ducks finally honored him by retiring his number on Sunday. The ceremony took an hour and a half long and had appearances from guys like Chris Pronger, Jean-Sebastian Giguere, Scott Niedermayer and Jari […] The post Anaheim Ducks Retire Teemu...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

What If #5: 2005 NHL Draft Lottery

What If #5: 2005 NHL Draft Lottery Follow me of Twitter @cheeseheader90 The question in this instalment of What If is: What if the Anaheim Ducks who were runner up in the lottery had actually won? Of course, the Pittsburgh Penguins won and took Sidney Crosby, while the Ducks took Bobby Ryan. So what would the Anaheim Ducks have looked like with Sidney Crosby in the line-up? In...
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December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Pronger leads Player Safety

With the season beginning, the topics of conversation are all over the place. Some interesting ones from around the league include the Avalanche start (abysmal at best, someone really needs to start a Patrick Roy bail fund for when he loses it) and the shaky starts of some elite goaltenders (Jonathan Quick and Tuukka Rask), […] The post Chris Pronger leads Player Safety appeared...
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October 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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