PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The NHL announced on Friday that they will be hiring Chris Pronger to become a member of the league’s Department of Player Safety.
The hiring is interesting in that Pronger is still technically a member of the Philadelphia Flyers. Injuries have made it clear that his career is over, but he is due to make $4 million this season and is on the books through the end of the 2016-2017 season.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
Part of Pronger’s responsibility with the league will have to do with determining player suspensions. Pronger certainly had a few during his playing days.READ MORE: 12 Homes, 11 Businesses Remain Without Water, Power Following Water Main Break In Society Hill
The move will not penalize or benefit the Flyers.MORE NEWS: Bristol Middle, High Schools Closed Monday After Student Reportedly Planned To Shoot Up School
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