Flyers D Chris Pronger out for season

Updated: December 16, 2011, 10:55 AM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- Philadelphia Flyers captain Chris Pronger will miss the rest of the regular season and playoffs because of severe post-concussion syndrome.

Philadelphia general manager Paul Holmgren made the announcement through a team spokesman early in the first period of the Flyers' 4-3 victory in Montreal on Thursday night.

"It's really tough news about Chris," said coach Peter Laviolette, who learned the news just before the game. "I think first and foremost we wish for him ...

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