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Chris Pronger Named Senior Advisor To The President Of Hockey Operations For The Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. - Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that Chris Pronger has been named the club's Senior Advisor to the President of Hockey Operations.

"Chris has spent the last three years working for the League's Department of Player Safety and is ready to move into a more competitive, executive role," said Tallon. "One of the most dominant defensemen of his era, Chris' winning resume and wealth of hockey knowledge will be a great asset to our hockey club. We're thrilled that he has chosen to join the Panthers organization."

Pronger, 42, joins the Panthers front office after working with the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety since 2014.

"I'm excited to have the opportunity to work with and learn from an executive with the track record that Dale has," Pronger said. "I'm looking forward to doing everything I can to help the Panthers work towards winning the Stanley Cup."

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I’m still confused how he was able to work for the League and be on LTIR….

Posted by wingsnut25 on 06/22/17 at 11:07 AM ET

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Who knew Pronger was such a made man with the head office? Looks like they’re going to force every team to subsidize his retirement.

Posted by Hootinani on 06/22/17 at 11:32 AM ET

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