The Philadelphia Flyers
, already on top of the NHL standings, got more good news Thursday night when star defenseman Chris Pronger
returned to the lineup five weeks after breaking his right foot.
Pronger was in the starting lineup, paired with Matt Carle
. The 36-year-old had 4 goals and 15 points in 31 games before going down with the injury on Dec. 15 against Montreal.
The Flyers entered the day in first place in the overall standings with 30 victories and 65 points.