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Pronger's Career Could Be Over

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Thanks to all those suspensions over all those years, and his willingness to fence – physically and otherwise – with anyone who would come near, Chris Pronger has always been a polarizing figure for the almost two decades that he’s played in the NHL.

Nobody sums up the term “old school” better than Pronger, someone who hasn’t been involved much in the NHL’s concussion discussion. Not until Thursday night, anyway, when his boss, Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren, took the unprecedented step of announcing that Pronger’s concussion symptoms are so severe that he has been ruled out for the rest of the Read Full Article »

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