Post Tagged with: "Chris Pronger"

With Paul Holmgren and Ed Snider, you never know what is going to happen in Philadelphia (Scoop Cooper)

Hockey News: Flyers’ Cap Problems Reducing; Recapping Draft Weekend

Although Paul Holmgren remains with the Philadelphia Flyers organization, his missteps are slowly fading away. Ron Hextall, appointed the Flyers’ general manager position on May 7, 2014, has worked tirelessly to […]

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Red Wings & Flyers Will Dominate 2015 HHOF Class

The Draft is always an extremely exciting time in the hockey world at the end of June. It’s the first thing to get excited about once the season ends and […]

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Classic Draft Day Quotes

Sometimes, what gets said on Draft Day should have stayed back on Draft Day, or been forgotten altogether. But other times, the quotes reveal the kid in the player and are instantly relatable. […]

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The Top 10 Sharks That Never Were

Mistakes Were Made Every franchise has made a number of regrettable moves throughout their history. Sometimes it’s trading the wrong players at the wrong time, and sometimes it’s signing skaters to […]

Patrick Roy had nothing but positive things to say about Islanders goaltending prospect, Kevin Poulin (shocker30/Flickr)

4 Trades That Doomed and Saved Franchises

In the long run, most trades end up being more or less even. There are the lopsided trades that everyone remembers, but those aren’t the norm. Even more uncommon are trades, […]

Sidney Crosby should seek a sports psychologist. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Hockey News: Crosby Nets 300; Ducks Clinch Playoff Berth

The NHL playoff race is exciting as ever, but what does that mean for the bottom-tier teams that are facing one another? Can those games still be thrilling? In all […]

by · April 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Hockey News: Hammond Loses; Seven Years of Jagr; Buffalo Wants McDavid

Reality has set in. Andrew Hammond can’t win them all. [Ottawa Citizen] And the postseason is far from a sure thing for the Senators. [CBC] Boston Bruins playoffs chances: will […]

by · March 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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The Top 5 Toughest St. Louis Blues Ever

As the St. Louis Blues find themselves in the middle of another mini-slump they hope to end on Tuesday in Colorado (if you can call it a slump at all, they’ve […]

by · December 23, 2014 · 14 comments · News, St Louis Blues
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Jaromír Jágr the Spacemaker

On the ice, Gordie Howe was an incomparable hockey player. Off it, he’s endlessly quotable. When asked to explain how and why his infamous elbows broke so many noses, Howe […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles
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What Was NHL Thinking in Hiring Chris Pronger?

On Thursday, long-time NHL bad boy Chris Pronger was hired by the NHL to work for the Department of Player Safety. Yep, you read that right. It's official: Chris Pronger […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 8 comments · News, Philadelphia Flyers
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Have We Seen the Last of Kimmo Timonen?

With optimism yielding to realistic logic, all signs are indicating that we have seen the last of Kimmo Timonen in the NHL. After the 15-year veteran was indefinitely sidelined due […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
Beauchemin and Lindholm have developed into the Ducks shutdown duo (Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports)

Anaheim Ducks Defense: Good Enough For Stanley Cup?

There is a glaring trend among the Stanley Cup champions of the past 20 years: elite, game breaking defensemen. Game breakers come in various forms: some shut down the opposition’s […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 4 comments · Anaheim Ducks