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Christopher Pronger

Christopher Pronger
  • Born: 10/10/1974
  • Age: 40
  • Height: 198cm
  • Weight: 99kg
  • Birthplace: Dryden, Ontario


Three-time Olympian (1998, 2002, 2006) and 2002 gold medallist … 1997 World champion … 1993 World junior champion … 2007 Stanley Cup Champion … Norris and Hart Trophy winner, and NHL First All-Star Team (2000) … 5-time NHL All-Star (1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008).

World Championship (WC) Results

1997 (Helsinki, FIN): Gold

Career Notes

2009-10: Acquired by Philadelphia Flyers from Anaheim Ducks (6/26/09) … Entered 16th NHL season and first with Flyers. 2008-09: Appeared in Stanley Cup playoffs for 13th consecutive season … Recorded 600th NHL point vs. Nashville (3/18/09) and appeared in 1,000th NHL game at Detroit (2/20/09). 2007-08: Finished ranked sixth in NHL in average ice time (26:00). 2006-07: Won Stanley Cup with Anaheim, recording three goals and 12 assists in 19 games. 2005-06: Skated in third Olympic Games, recording one goal and two assists in six games … Led Edmonton to Stanley Cup Final with career-high 21 playoff points. 2004-05: Led St. Louis defencemen and was tied for second in NHL scoring with 54 points … Finished third in Norris Trophy voting … Named to Team Canada for the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, but was unable to play due to injury. 2002-03: Missed 77 games to injury (wrist, knee). 2001-02: Named alternate captain and notched one assist in six games as Canada captured Olympic gold in Salt Lake City … Ranked eighth among NHL defencemen with 47 points. 2000-01: Registered 47 points in 51 NHL games … Did not play in 2001 NHL All-Star Game (injury). 1999-00: Was first player since Bobby Orr (1972) to win both Hart and Norris Trophy … Led Blues and all NHL defencemen with 48 assists and finished second in scoring (62 points). 1998-99: Named to first Olympic team as Canada finished fourth … Was held scoreless with 4 PIM in six tournament games. 1997-98: Named the 16th and youngest captain in St. Louis history … Finalist for Norris Trophy. 1996-97: Notched two assists in nine games as Canada won gold at WC in Finland. 1995-96: Acquired by St. Louis from Hartford (7/27/95) and ranked second among team defencemen with 25 points. 1993-94: Led all Hartford defencemen with 30 points in rookie season. 1991-92: Won gold with under-18 team at 1991 Phoenix Cup in Japan.


With wife Lauren, has two sons, Jack and George, and one daughter, Lilah Marie … Charitable work in Orange County and with Children’s Hospital St. Louis and Children’s Miracle Network … Enjoys golf, boating, fishing … Brother, Sean, played 260 NHL games … Favourite NHL player growing up was Mike Bossy … Nickname is Prongs.

Olympic Highlights








1998 NaganoOlympic Winter GamesIce HockeyMen - 4
2002 Salt Lake CityOlympic Winter GamesIce HockeyMen - Gold
2006 TurinOlympic Winter GamesIce HockeyMen - 7
2010 VancouverOlympic Winter GamesIce HockeyMen - Gold
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