Originally Posted by misskitty;2191666;Karma Rocks
Ducks' Pronger breaks foot
Anaheim defenceman Chris Pronger broke his left foot Sunday night during the Ducks' 4-2 loss at Minnesota.
Pronger was injured when he blocked a shot by Wild forward Mark Parrish in the first period.
"It wasn't really that hard of a shot. It just catches you on the right spot and there's not much padding down there," said Pronger, who tried briefly to skate after the shot. "Every time I went to push off, it didn't feel very good."
Ducks officials said the all-star defenceman will fly back to Anaheim to meet with team doctors. He left the arena wearing a protective boot on his left foot.
Pronger was acquired by the Ducks in the off-season after scoring 21 points in last spring's playoffs to lead the Edmonton Oilers on a surprise run to the Stanley Cup final.
Pronger, 32, leads all NHL defencemen this season with 40 points in 41 games, helping the Ducks to the league's best record.
What a way to ring in the new year.