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Philadelphia Flyers Defenceman Chris Pronger Undergoes Back Surgery

The Hockey News—May 11, 2011

Flyers defenceman Chris Pronger, who missed the majority of the post-season, will undergo surgery to remove a herniated disc from his spinal cord on Thursday.

Pronger, 36, will undergo a procedure called a discectomy, which will be performed by orthopedic specialist Frank Cammisa at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.

Pronger helped lead the Flyers to the Stanley Cup Finals last season.

This story originally appeared at thehockeynews.com.


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