Chris Pronger Skirts Criticism by Chicago Times-Tribune

June 9th, 2010 by Jason Brynsvold Leave a reply »
Chicago is doing all they can to get inside the head of the Philadelphia Flyers best defender before tonight's Stanley Cup Final Game Six, including some seriously dirty tactics. A picture of Chris Pronger was edited to have him wearing a skirt in Tuesday's edition of the Chicago Tribune.

You would expect the high-tempered and hated Pronger to lash back at this outrageous lack of judgment by the Tribune, but surprisingly, Pronger held back during the press conferences yesterday.

"I don't read what you guys write, good or bad," Pronger said. "Next question, next question. I really couldn't care, to be honest with you. I'm worried about playing the game."

This is good to see from a guy who isn't generally liked by opposing fans because of the way he gets under his opponent's skin. Even earlier in this series, Pronger was criticized for stealing the game puck from the ice after losing Game One and Two, a clear violation of the unwritten rules of hockey.

Yes, Pronger has that history of being an agitator to the highest degree, but at least he isn't letting his type of tactics get under his own skin. Chicago can try all they want, but anything they sa ...

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