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by Paul on 12/15/11 at 10:00 PM ET
via Nick Kypreos tweet,
Look for #Flyers 2 announce Pronger will be shut down indefinitely. No time line expected but some believe rest of season may be in jeopardy
added 5:35pm, via Bob McKenzie tweet,
After seeing concussion Drs., PHI’s Chris Pronger won’t be playing anytime soon and I won’t be surprised he doesn’t play rest of season.
added 8:00pm, via the Flyers website,
Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren gave the following update on the status of Chris Pronger:
“After consultation with respected concussion specialists Dr. Joseph Maroon and Dr. Micky Collins, it is the opinion of both doctors that Chris is suffering from severe post concussion syndrome. It is the recommendation of Doctors Maroon and Collins that Chris not return to play for the Philadelphia Flyers for the remainder of the 2011-12 season or playoffs. Chris will continue to receive treatment and therapy with the hope that he can get better.”
note: this post was originally made at 4:17pm.
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