Chris Pronger elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

Updated: June 29, 2015 at 4:31 pm by Sean Cobourn

A player gets elected into the Hall of Fame two days after the Flyers traded him.

Chris Pronger headlines a 2015 class with the likes of Nicklas Lidstrom and Sergei Fedorov.

Pronger played in 18 NHL seasons (1,167 games) with the Whalers, Blues, Oilers, Ducks, and Flyers.

To his credit, the franchise defenseman has 698 points (157 G, 541 A), six all star nods, one James Norris Memorial Trophy, one Hart Trophy, two Olympic golds (2002, 2010) with Canada, and a Stanley Cup championship in 2007 with Anaheim.

Chris Pronger hasn’t played a hockey game since October 24, 2011 (post concussion syndrome) and the Flyers traded his contract that ends during 2017 to the Coyotes on Saturday.

Pronger has had a deal with the NHL’s Player Safety Department since October 2014.

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