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Chris Pronger

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  • Wings greats Lidstrom, Fedorov elected to Hall of Fame

    Nicklas Lidstrom and Sergei Fedorov will be going into the Hockey Hall of Fame later this year, both first-ballot entrants. The Hall announced its class of 2015 Monday afternoon. Players are eligible after three years of retirement. The other player...
  • Former Blues defenseman Chris Pronger elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

    Defenseman Chris Pronger, who spent half of his 18-season NHL career with the Blues, winning the league's MVP award in 2000, was selected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. Pronger was chosen in his first season of eligibility, even though he...
  • New Flyer Sam Gagner plays waiting game as team works out salary cap

    New Flyer Sam Gagner plays waiting game as team works out salary cap
    Under normal circumstances, the Flyers' search for a second-line center might have ended Saturday with the acquisition of Sam Gagner from the Arizona Coyotes. But, given the Flyers' salary cap situation, this isn't the time for standard operating...
  • Sam Gagner, acquired in trade, wants to remain with Flyers

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Center Sam Gagner, hoping for some stability for himself and his pregnant wife, wants to remain with the Flyers. General manager Ron Hextall is trying to figure out whether he wants Gagner to stay. Welcome to a bizarre chapter in...
  • Lidstrom strong favorite to headline 2015 Hockey Hall class

    Nicklas Lidstrom cherished just being on the ice. The seven Norris Trophies as the best defenseman of his era and four Stanley Cups as a cornerstone of the Detroit Red Wings make him a strong favorite to be elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday in...
  • Flyers trade Grossmann, Pronger's contract to Coyotes for Gagner

    SUNRISE, Fla. Flyers general manager Ron Hextall made a trade Saturday for a player he's not sure he will keep, and he sent defenseman Chris Pronger who is currently employed by the NHL's player-safety department to Arizona as part of the deal. Yes, it...
  • Arizona sends Gagner to Philadelphia for Grossman

    Arizona sends Gagner to Philadelphia for Grossman
    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...
  • Top of Flyers' draft could have European accent?

    Top of Flyers' draft could have European accent?
    One of the reasons the Flyers don't have a particularly successful history with top-round European draft picks is because they don't have much of a history to begin with. Aside from taking Peter Forsberg sixth overall (a no-brainer) in 1991, Dainius...
  • Duncan Keith living in the moment, humbly brushing off his own fine play

    Duncan Keith living in the moment, humbly brushing off his own fine play
    Duncan Keith doesn't understand all the hoopla his postseason play has generated. The Blackhawks defenseman has been the subject of countless articles and TV segments worldwide documenting his terrific stretch of games that began with Game 1 of the...
  • Blues will not be re-signing veteran Barret Jackman

    The career of the longest-tenured current professional athlete in St. Louis sports is coming to an end. The Blues have notified Blues defenseman Barret Jackman, 34, that they will be going in a "different direction" and thus not re-signing him this...
  • Ducks' defense finally getting respect as it builds balance and depth

    Ducks' defense finally getting respect as it builds balance and depth
    Maybe it's because the Ducks don't have a dominant, minutes-gobbling defenseman like two-time Norris Trophy winner Duncan Keith of Chicago, tireless Ryan Suter of Minnesota, or Norris finalist Drew Doughty of the Kings that their defense corps hasn't...