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Chris Pronger, who helped Ducks win Stanley Cup, named to Hall of Fame

Chris Pronger, who helped Ducks win Stanley Cup, named to Hall of Fame

Chris Pronger admired the Ducks' talent when he and the Edmonton Oilers defeated Anaheim in the 2006 Western Conference finals. When he was traded to the Ducks a few months later, he brought the physical element they needed to become champions in 2007. "Scott Niedermayer was the only one who had won a Stanley Cup and there was a few of us that had been to a final and lost," Pronger said. "There was just that burning desire and hunger to get back there and try to win one." Pronger, one of the most feared but coveted defensemen of his generation, headlined a seven-person class elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. The group, which will be inducted Nov. 9 at...

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