Chris Pronger set for foot surgery

Updated: December 18, 2010, 12:05 PM ET
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Chris Pronger, the Philadelphia Flyers defenseman injured Wednesday night against Montreal, had surgery on Friday afternoon and is likely to miss four to six weeks, the team said.

Pronger broke a bone in his right foot, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said. He had an X-ray and CT scan Thursday which disclosed the injury to the first metatarsal in his foot.

In a conference call with reporters Saturday, Pronger said he's "feeling all right" after his surgery.

"I was ...

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