Flyers defenceman Pronger has minor knee surgery, to be ready for training camp

PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Chris Pronger is recovering from minor surgery on his right knee last week.

Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said Tuesday the 35-year-old Pronger will be ready for the start of training camp in September.

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Pronger averaged nearly 26 minutes on the ice during the regular season, fifth best in the in the league. He had a league-leading 29 minutes in the playoffs.