"He's been picking the pucks up after the game and I just told him he can keep it," Eager said after the Blackhawks' 2-1 victory in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals at the United Center on Monday.
Pronger responded by using a snap shot to send off a giveaway red towel that lay on the ice at Eager, no slouch himself at 6-foot-2, 230 pounds.
"I don't know, did I?" Pronger wisecracked when a reporter asked about the incident. "Wow. You are intuitive. Good for you."
"Do you really need to know everything?" Pronger asked rhetorically. "No. Next."