The only problem is that Pronger has not played since November 2011 and hasn't been totally healthy since October 24, 2011. Many have assumed that the former Hart Trophy has played his final game in the NHL thanks to post-concussion symptoms.
That assumption is apparently reality. The Hockey News' Ken Campbell sat down with Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren and Holmgren told Campbell that "Chris is never going to play again."
This isn't news. It just isn't. We all knew this to be true and have come to grips with the fact that Pronger won't play again. But, I don't know, just seeing that Holmgren has declared it makes it sting just a bit more.
Pronger, 39, played parts of three seasons with the Flyers with his best coming in 2009-10 when he registered 10 goals and 45 assists in 82 regular season games. He helped lead the Flyers to the Stanley Cup Finals before they lost to the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 6.
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