Claude Giroux RUMORS & NEWS

  • Claude Giroux: Flyers are 'no doubt' a playoff team

    CSN Philly "The odds are not in the Flyers' favor. As of this posting, for instance, there's just a 3.9 percent chance that the Flyers make the playoffs. They're still nine points out of a playoff spot, even after winning four games in a row -- their longest win streak so far this season. Claude Giroux..." February 03

  • Claude Giroux (ankle) appears unimpeded in return

    CSN Philly "The strongest indication that Claude Giroux was going to play against the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night didn’t come on the ice, but off it. He was kicking the soccer ball around with his left foot in the bowels of the Wells Fargo Center in sneakers an hour before the game. The only thing..." January 07

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    Sam Carchidi @BroadStBull

    Giroux officially listed as day to day and may play Tues. vs Ottawa.

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    Philadelphia Flyers @NHLFlyers

    Claude Giroux WILL play tonight against the Rangers. Puck drops in 10 minutes. #PHIvsNYR

  • Giroux's out "short period of time" with ankle injury

    Courier-Post "After a mysterious absence from a team function Monday night, a cryptic tweet and a couple doctors visits, it's finally known what the deal is with Flyers captain Claude Giroux. The team tweeted Monday that Giroux didn't attend an event for season-ticket holders so that he could be examined by..." November 19

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    Sam Carchidi @BroadStBull

    Giroux will also probably play Thurs. in DC, Berube says.

  • Giroux returns to Flyers' practice "Six days after he suffered a lower-body injury that was supposed to sideline him for two weeks, Claude Giroux made a surprising return to the Flyers' practice Thursday morning in Voorhees. The Flyers' captain stretched, skated gingerly at first, and flipped passes to his teammates. He had a big..." September 25

  • Giroux suffers lower body injury on Day 1 "Approximately 15 minutes into Day 1 of Flyers training camp, captain Claude Giroux left the ice to what was later announced as a lower-body injury. According to general manager Ron Hextall, Giroux is still being evaluated and the club is not sure of his status at this point. What the Flyers do..." September 20

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    Philadelphia Flyers @NHLFlyers

    #Flyers GM Ron Hextall has announced that captain Claude Giroux has a lower-body injury and is being evaluated.

  • Claude Giroux would take Claude Giroux over any player in the NHL

    CSN Philly "Well, at least Claude Giroux is confident. ESPN’s subscription Insider service is on a quest to declare the NHL’s top franchise player—that is to say the hand-picked player a franchise would choose to build around in a fantasy draft, I guess—and it’s taken the Worldwide Leader on an interesting..." September 13

  • Flyers required to lean heavily on Claude Giroux "The Philadelphia Flyers were one of the more intriguing teams to follow during the 2013-14 season. The club overcame a disastrous start to the year and ended up making the playoffs before a first-round ouster at the hands of eventual Eastern Conference champion New York Rangers. There was a..." August 07

  • Crosby, Getzlaf, Giroux named finalists for Ted Lindsay Award "The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) announced today that centre Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, centre Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks and centre Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers have been nominated as finalists for the 2013-14 Ted Lindsay Award. The Ted..." May 05

  • Crosby, Getzlaf and Giroux voted Hart Trophy finalists "Forwards Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks and Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers are the three finalists for the 2013-14 Hart Memorial Trophy, awarded "to the player adjudged to be the most valuable to his team," the National Hockey League announced..." May 01

  • Claude Giroux has turned disappointing start into potential Hart candidacy

    The Score "With one goal and two assists Friday against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers raised his totals to 25 goals and 53 assists in 73 games, good for third overall in NHL scoring. It's quite a feat considering Giroux didn't score a goal until the 16th game of the..." March 30

  • Since Olympic snub, Giroux on a different level

    CSN Philly "Some have suggested Team Canada’s Olympic snub of Claude Giroux is the real impetus in the meteoric rise of his game since Dec. 11. Since that date, Giroux is No. 1 in the NHL with 51 points. Since Jan. 4, he has 13 goals and 21 assists for 34 points in 27 games. That latest point total..." March 19

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    Frank Seravalli @DNFlyers

    Claude Giroux: "It has to be the most embarrassing game I've been involved with."

  • Flyers' Giroux disappointed in Canada's decision "Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux received the news he wouldn't be headed to the 2014 Sochi Olympics for Canada while preparing for his team's morning skate at Prudential Center on Tuesday. It wasn't easy. "[Canada general manager] Steve Yzerman called me [Tuesday] morning; it was a..." January 07

  • Giroux watches his Olympic odds rise

    Courier-Post "As Claude Giroux helped run the Flyers power play in the morning skate Wednesday at Joe Louis Arena, he saw the opponent’s coach out of the corner of his eye. Mike Babcock sat about 15 rows up, his two assistants scouting the Flyers for a game that night, he looking at Giroux and wondering if..." December 06

  • Flyers' Giroux: 'We will make the playoffs' "IF FORMER NFL coach Jim Mora were at Flyers practice yesterday he probably would have been incredulous. Playoffs? Did you say playoffs? Actually Claude Giroux did say playoffs and the 25-year-old captain wasn't kidding. A few minutes after one of the most grueling practices of the season..." October 22

  • Flyers' Giroux trying to regain confidence "Going from junior hockey walk-on to first-round NHL draft pick to NHL All-Star takes equal parts skill and confidence. For Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux who traveled that very path to becoming one of the top players in the League neither seems to be in great abundance right..." October 11

  • Claude Giroux: My 'confidence is not there'

    CSN Philly "Claude Giroux was quoting Bernie Parent. “It’s a beautiful game” he reminded reporters Tuesday. “You need to enjoy it. It feels like I’m not enjoying it right now. You go back to the basics. Start playing a little more physical. I don’t know. I’m sure I will figure it out.” There are..." October 10

  • Claude Giroux will play tonight vs. Devils

    CSN Philly "Flyers captain Claude Giroux will play his first preseason game on Tuesday night when the New Jersey Devils visit Wells Fargo Center. The club “announced” it via Instagram by posting a photo of Giroux’s sweater hanging in the dressing room asking “Guess who’s back in the lineup?” Giroux..." September 24

  • Could Giroux play Tuesday?

    CSN Philly "Flyers captain Claude Giroux continues to progress from his offseason right hand injury and could be ready to see game action as soon as next Tuesday’s preseason game against the New Jersey Devils. “I’d love to that’s for sure” Giroux said. “As long as my hand lets me be 100 percent Tuesday I’d..." September 20

  • Giroux's hand progressing "Golf season is over. Thankfully for the Flyers the clubs are now packed away and Claude Giroux was back on the ice with his teammates on Thursday for the first official day of training camp. It also marked Giroux’s first full practice since tearing through four tendons in his right hand on Aug. 15..." September 12

  • Recovering Giroux will be limited at Flyers camp

    CSN Philly "He will be there in mind body and soul. Yet how much actual work Claude Giroux does on the ice remains to be seen. The Flyers’ captain remains weeks away from playing competitively as he recovers from August surgery to repair two slashed tendons in his right hand. But Giroux can..." September 12

  • Giroux to skip Canada's Olympic orientation camp "Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux has cancelled any weekend travel plans to Calgary. The 25-year-old Giroux says he's not going to attend Hockey Canada's summer orientation camp ahead of the 2014 Sochi Olympics according to TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun. Giroux - who underwent..." August 25

  • Giroux has finger surgery after freak golf injury "Claude Giroux was on the golf course yesterday in Ottawa with teammate Jason Akeson taking a break from offseason training when one swing changed his entire summer. "It was just a freak thing" Giroux told the Daily News. "I was taking a swing and my club hit a little behind the ball. The shaft..." August 17

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    Tim Panaccio @tpanotchCSN

    BREAKING: Flyers sources confirm Giroux injured wrist today (surgically repaired) and pulled out of Ottawa golf event tomorrow (more)...

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Hearing that Claude Giroux and the Flyers are close to agreeing to an 8-yr deal worth north of $8 M a year...

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    While the Flyers work on a contract for Mark Streit, preliminary discussions on extending Claude Giroux's contract have also begun. #TSN

  • Flyers Begin Preliminary Discussions to Extend Giroux "As the Philadelphia Flyers continue to work on a contract with recently acquired defenceman Mark Streit, TSN hockey analyst Darren Dreger reports the team has also begun preliminary discussions on extending Claude Giroux's contract. The 25-year-old centre has one year left on a three-year,..." June 14

  • Tough first year as Flyers captain for Claude Giroux "Claude Giroux's first year as the Flyers' captain will not be remembered fondly. It's not that the slick-passing, 25-year-old center played poorly - it's that his team, for a variety of reasons, never clicked until they were eliminated from the playoffs and the pressure had been..." May 01

  • Giroux had fun learning how to wear 'C'

    Courier-Post "Claude Giroux's first season as Flyers captain was an enjoyable but frustrating learning experience. His individual stats dropped slightly and his team missed the playoffs. "Obviously, it was something new," Giroux said. "It was a good experience to have that 'C' and also to have a lot of..." April 28

  • Giroux sets the tone in 7-0 drubbing of Islanders

    Courier-Post "On a day off that followed an ugly Flyers loss in Montreal, Danny Briere huddled with Matt Read for a heart-to-heart Sunday. Other players talked among themselves or thought about Claude Giroux’s harsh message. The Flyer captain’s demands for more effort in a postgame interview after the loss..." February 19

  • Claude Giroux and linemates lead Flyers to 7-0 rout of Islanders

    The Globe and Mail "The line of Claude Giroux, Matt Read and Jakub Voracek combined for three goals and 10 points Monday, helping the Philadelphia Flyers break a slump with a 7-0 matinee victory over the New York Islanders. Giroux scored two goals and added an assist, Read had a goal and two assists and Voracek..." February 18

  • Giroux's faceoff practice paying off for Flyers

    CSN Philly "One of the more startling stats following the Flyers' tense 2-1 victory over Tampa Bay on Tuesday was individual faceoffs. Claude Giroux won 72 percent of his draws. He was a perfect 7 for 7 against righthander Steven Stamkos and won 6 of 9 from lefty Vinny Lecavalier. “Didn’t know that,”..." February 07

  • McGinn impressing new linemates Briere and Giroux

    CSN Philly "There were very few positives to come out of the Flyers’ ugly 5-1 loss in Tampa Bay just over a week ago. But one silver lining, according to Danny Briere – and one that has continued to pay off – was the play of rookie Tye McGinn. “We had a terrible game, but I remember leaving that game..." February 05

  • Giroux says he's healthy, but not happy with his play

    CSN Philly "Claude Giroux says he isn't hurt. Despite not having scored a goal since the Flyers' second game of the season and appearing almost invisible at times through many of the games that have followed, the team captain said he's feeling fine – and had nothing more to say on the matter. He is not,..." February 01

  • Briere joins Giroux's line "In his latest effort to generate offense from his sputtering team, Flyers coach Peter Laviolette on Thursday stuck Danny Briere on the left wing of his buddy Claude Giroux's line. Wayne Simmonds remains on the right wing. Laviolette used the combination late in the 2-1 loss at the Rangers on..." January 31

  • Giroux is everything Flyers need in a captain

    CSN Philly "The question surrounding the Claude Giroux debate these days isn't whether the dynamic center will be named the 19th captain of the Flyers, but when. Sporting a 'C' going into training camp would be nice. General manager Paul Holmgren said on CSN this week it would happen in the coming..." January 09

  • Crosby doesn't recall injuring Giroux's wrists…but if he did, he's not sorry about it

    Pro Hockey Talk "This is why we need the hockey season to begin. In a lengthy, wide-ranging interview with Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sidney Crosby addressed claims he injured both of Claude Giroux's wrists during last year's playoffs…by dismissing those claims without apology: Rorabaugh:..." October 17

  • Where do Giroux, Hartnell rank in fantasy?

    CSN Philly "When drafting your fantasy hockey team in the coming weeks and picking out your favorite Flyers, make sure to definitely leave room for Claude Giroux and Scott Hartnell. Giroux and Hartnell were recently included on's top-50 fantasy player ranking list. Giroux, who ranked fourth..." September 07

  • Giroux, Briere still lead playoffs in goals

    CSN Philly "It's been 20 days since the Stanley Cup-bound Devils eliminated the Flyers from the 2012 playoffs. But three Flyers still sit at the top of the playoff leaderboards, according to ProHockeyTalk. ProHockeyTalk's James O'Brien posted the leaders in points, goals, plus/minus, points for a..." May 29

  • Giroux hasn't gotten started against Devils

    CSN Philly "Claude Giroux had a remarkable series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, accumulating six goals and eight assists that propelled him to the top of the NHL's postseason scoring list. For the three games of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the New Jersey Devils, though, it's been a very..." May 05

  • Giroux deserves to be Flyers' next captain

    CSN Philly "When Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced back on Dec. 15, 2011 that Chris Pronger would be lost for the season with a severe concussion, the most underlying question many wondered was "Who would wear the 'C'?" Not just in the short term of this season, but beyond that in the event..." April 25

  • Giroux now amongst the NHL's 'elite'

    CSN Philly "Pressure. Some people shy away from it, others embrace it. Claude Giroux said after Friday night's Game 5 that he loves pressure; he proved it on Sunday. The Flyers center made a statement on his first shift, delivering a hard check to Sidney Crosby, and then scoring the game's first goal..." April 23

  • Hecklers motivate Giroux

    Courier-Post "Claude Giroux spotted two Penguins fans who were up against the Consol Energy Center glass and riding him all night. Instead of ignoring these guys, the Flyers All-Star center kept looking their way. This went on a week ago, and Giroux used the insults and obscene hand gestures directed toward..." April 21

  • Playoff hockey: It's when two of the world's best players drop the gloves

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Sidney Crosby bit off his words like they were stale beef jerky. The topic was why the Penguins center swatted away the glove of Philadelphia winger Jakub Voracek as it lay on the ice following a scrum in the first period of Sunday's 8-4 loss to the Flyers. "I don't like any guy on their..." April 16

  • Giroux is the go-to guy for rival Philadelphia

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Claude Giroux can spin a puck from the blade of his right-handed stick. He can fire it. He can lift it. He can manipulate its direction and pace. None of this surprises Jaromir Jagr, the eighth-leading scorer in NHL history. What impressed Jagr, though, is that Giroux works almost as hard as..." April 11

  • Giroux snags MVP as Flyers give team awards

    CSN Philly "Not a lot of surprises Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center as the Flyers handed out their annual team awards. Claude Giroux won the Bobby Clarke Trophy as the club's MVP, as voted by members of the media. Giroux, who came into the Buffalo match with career-highs in goals (28),..." April 06

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