Chris Pronger’s Contract Dealt to Arizona

CBS St. Louis

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes traded forward Sam Gagner and a draft pick to the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday for defenseman Nicklas Grossmann and the contract of defenseman Chris Pronger.

The draft pick will be a conditional fourth-round pick in 2016 or a third-rounder in 2017.

Gagner had 15 goals and 26 assists in 81 games after being traded to Arizona from Tampa Bay before last season. Philadelphia general manager Ron Hextall would not say if the Flyers planned to keep Gagner or buy out his contract.

“We’re going to look at all of our options over the next few days and we’ll make the decisions we have to make,” Hextall said.

Grossman had five goals and nine assists in 68 games with the Flyers last season. The Swedish player has 10 goals and 69 assists in 531 career NHL games with Philadelphia and Dallas.

“He’s a big…

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