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  • Chris Pronger's new job with NHL has appearance of conflict

    Chris Pronger's new job with NHL has appearance of conflict
    Chris Pronger being paid by the Philadelphia Flyers while he works for the NHL's department of player safety could happen only in a league that seems to make up its rules as it goes. This looks, smells, and quacks like a conflict of interest, even...
  • Chris Pronger good fit for NHL safety group, Francois Beauchemin says

    Chris Pronger good fit for NHL safety group, Francois Beauchemin says
    As a player, former Ducks defenseman Chris Pronger once stepped on the leg of current Duck and then-Vancouver Canuck Ryan Kesler, drawing a lengthy suspension. Thursday came news that Pronger, still being paid by the Philadelphia Flyers after being...
  • Too many conflicts in NHL's hiring of Chris Pronger

    Too many conflicts in NHL's hiring of Chris Pronger
    Maybe relying on the old playground taunt that it takes one to know one, the NHL on Friday announced it had hired Chris Pronger to work in its Department of Player Safety, which punishes rule breakers beyond the in-game penalties they might have been...
  • Chris Pronger to work in NHL's player safety office

    Chris Pronger to work in NHL's player safety office
    Chris Pronger is joining the NHL's Department of Player Safety while is still technically under contract with the Philadelphia Flyers. The news was confirmed Thursday after reports circulated that the former defenseman was joining the league office....
  • Flyers missing a true enforcer can't be called the Bullies

    Once upon a time they were the Broad Street Bullies. But now, in 2014, the Flyers are decidedly not. The last true enforcer on their roster, Jay Rosehill, was put on waivers Friday. He's expected to clear and report to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of...
  • Flyers send Morin back to Canada

    Flyers send Morin back to Canada
    VOORHEES – The decision to send Samuel Morin back to junior hockey wasn't easy but made sense. Flyers general manager Ron Hextall said Friday it was tempting to keep the rookie defenseman on the roster but then realized his strong performance in...
  • Ryan Kesler prepares to bring his tough stuff to the Ducks

    Ryan Kesler prepares to bring his tough stuff to the Ducks
    It's a new home, a new team and a new way of arriving at the rink for the Ducks' Ryan Kesler. "I'm ready to get going, excited about this new chapter in my life," Kesler said. "Found a place overlooking the ocean, the kids are in school . . . waking...
  • Ducks don't offer contracts to Saku Koivu, Jonas Hiller, Daniel Winnik

    Ducks don't offer contracts to Saku Koivu, Jonas Hiller, Daniel Winnik
    In the NHL's summer season of hard-edged business decisions, for Ducks General Manager Bob Murray none was more difficult than the one involving center Saku Koivu. Murray did not offer contracts to a trio of Ducks — longtime goaltender Jonas...
  • Kings can thank former GM Dave Taylor for Brown, Kopitar and Quick

    Kings can thank former GM Dave Taylor for Brown, Kopitar and Quick
    There is no denying that General Manager Dean Lombardi has built the Kings into a consistent franchise. Still, it may be time for fans to revisit Dave Taylor’s years as general manager. The overall talent has been greatly improved under Lombardi....
  • End of Chris Pronger's career brings Ryan Getzlaf perspective

    End of Chris Pronger's career brings Ryan Getzlaf perspective
    A comment from Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren that former Ducks defenseman Chris Pronger “is never going to play again” was met by a tribute Wednesday from a former teammate who played with Pronger on the Ducks' Stanley Cup-...
  • Getting a line on Quenneville's head games

    Getting a line on Quenneville's head games
    Your move, Claude Julien. That’s what Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville seemed to be saying as he acted with creative, pre-emptive Scotty Bowman-like deviousness Tuesday. The Stanley Cup Final hadn’t started, but the gamesmanship seemed...