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...
What the hockey world has long feared seems to be closer than ever to reality.
In a report by The Hockey News on Monday, Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said, "I'll say it, Chris is never going to play again. I have no problems saying it."
"Chris" is Chris Pronger, one of only two men to win both the Hart and Norris Trophies (Bobby Orr...
Chris Pronger suffered what would eventually lead to a career-ending injury on October 24, 2011, against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Pronger played in just five games following the injury.
It has been almost two full years now since Chris Pronger suffered the injury that derailed his career.
The stick of Mikhail Grabovski hit Pronger square in the face around his eye, leading to...
Chris Pronger spoke to the media Thursday for the first time since mid-November of 2011. Pronger called the press conference because he wanted to speak to the media about his situation and to answer questions about everything that has been going on.
It was thought that Pronger called the press conference to announce his retirement. When asked about it, Pronger denied announcing his...
The player lockout may be over, almost, but Flyers stud defensman Chris Pronger will not be hitting the ice any time soon. He is still having concussion symptoms from last year’s (2011) injury. Pronger like the Penguins Sydney Crosby has had extensive issues getting back on the ice but where Crosby is in his twenties, Pronger is closer to 40.
There is a certain point where...
The last time we saw Chris Pronger, he was attending a regular-season game at the Wachovia Center with Ed Snider in a luxury suite on March 24th. I remember sitting at my favorite watering hole watching the game when Pronger’s image flashed across the screen and he waved to the crowd. Many feared that the wave was symbolic for goodbye that night.
Earlier this week, another eruption...
Ever since Chris Pronger was ruled out for the season, there have been many questions. First off, is he going to retire? A report does suggest he is considering it.
What can the Flyers do to fill his spot? Can they even do anything financially?
Via Pro Hockey Talk: Pronger’s contract is a 35-and-over deal that comes with a cap hit of $4.9 million for the next five seasons.
Philadelphia Flyers captain Chris Pronger will miss the remainder of the regular season and playoffs with post-concussion symptoms.
The team made the announcement during Thursday's game against Montreal.
The 37-year-old has not played since Nov. 19. He has been complaining of constant headaches and a feeling of sluggishness.
Pronger has also missed time this season with an...
Philadelphia Flyers captain Chris Pronger will miss the rest of the regular season and playoffs because of severe post-concussion syndrome.
Philadelphia general manager Paul Holmgren made the announcement through a team spokesman early in the first period of the Flyers' game against Montreal on Thursday night.
Pronger has been sidelined since Nov. 19.
Holmgren said: '...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2011
The Flyers' captain is the latest NHL player to fall victim to what seems to be a concussion pandemic.