away future first-round picks, like the Ducks did when they acquired ChrisPronger, is usually a good gamble.
10. Detroit Red Wings (12-5-5)
GIVE THANKS: Mike Babcock is doing a masterful job of putting his skilled young players in situations to succeed. He's leaning on the fourth line to eat up a lot of the defensive-zone faceoffs (they're not the only team trying to emulate what has been...
Ovechkin, Alexander Semin and Semyon Varlamov and other teammates alike in the Washington Capitals dressing room.
While Lidstrom and Scott Niedermayer became the model for the modern defenseman, Pronger retained the mean, tough, physical play of some of the elite defensemen in the 1970s and 1980s. He won the Hart Trophy and the Norris Trophy in 2000, and finished in the top five...
NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly was an in-studio guest of NHL Live to discuss the postponement of the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Ottawa Senators, the situation regarding Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov, his impressions of the start of the NHL season, ChrisPronger joining the NHL's Department of Player Safety and more....
Couturier – Matt Read
Zac Rinaldo – Chris VandeVelde - Blair Jones
Nicklas Grossmann – Mark Streit
Andrew MacDonald – Nick Schultz
Michael Del Zotto – Luke Schenn
Scratched: Jason Akeson.
Injured: Braydon Coburn (lower body), Vincent Lecavalier (lower body), ChrisPronger (post concussion syndrome), Kimmo Timonen (blood clots), Ryan White (groin).
Jamie Benn – Tyler Seguin...
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Former All-Star defenceman ChrisPronger has joined the National Hockey League's department of player safety.
NHL senior vice-president for player safety Stephane Quintal made the announcement Friday.
Pronger hasn't technically retired. The former NHL MVP is still being paid by the Philadelphia Flyers through 2017, even though he hasn't played in the league since 2011 due...
NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL has hired former Philadelphia Flyers defenceman ChrisPronger to work in its department of player safety.
Pronger's career was ended by post-concussion symptoms that forced him out of the game three seasons ago.
The 39-year-old is still on the Flyers' roster. He's on long-term injured reserve so that the team wouldn't have his cap hit of almost US$5 million count while...
The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.
— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday