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Flyers name Chris Pronger captain

Updated: September 16, 2011, 6:34 PM ET
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Chris Pronger will serve as the Philadelphia Flyers' captain this season, general manager Paul Holmgren announced Friday.

Defenseman Kimmo Timonen and center Danny Briere will serve as alternate captains. "With Chris's experience and presence, we felt that he was the perfect player to take over as captain of the Philadelphia Flyers," Holmgren said. "Having Kimmo and Danny, both former captains in the NHL, serving as alternates, really gives us a strong, dedicated leadership group. "All ...

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