Claude Giroux RUMORS & NEWS

  • Flyers required to lean heavily on Claude Giroux

    CBSSports.com "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

    NHL.com "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

    NHL.com "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

    TheScore.com "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

    NHL.com "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'

    Philly.com "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

    NHL.com "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

    Philly.com "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

    TSN.ca "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

    Philly.com "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

    TSN.ca "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

    Philly.com "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

    Philly.com "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 NHL.com'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

  • Giroux would make a great Flyers captain

    Courier-Post "Next year, if Chris Pronger doesn't return, the Flyers should hand over the captain's C to G. Thursday night, Claude Giroux was handed the team's Most Valuable Player award before the last regular season home game at the Wells Fargo Center, a 2-1 comeback win over the Sabres. The fans responded..." April 06

  • Giroux sees the bright side of defeat

    Courier-Post "The chirpiness in Claude Giroux's words sounded like his victory voice. Ten minutes after the Flyers had lost a Saturday matinee to the Ottawa Senators 4-3 in a shootout, their top scorer was upbeat, even though he'd just gone scoreless for the third game in a row — this doughnut including a..." April 01

  • Will Giroux catch Malkin for scoring title?

    CSN Philly "Seven games to go in the NHL regular season and Claude Giroux still has a chance to catch Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin for the scoring title. It's a long shot though, given Malkin has 95 points – nine more than Giroux. But it's a goal, too. "It's something I really don't control and what I..." March 26

  • Giroux calls his shootout goal 'The Datsyuk'

    CSN Philly "Claude Giroux's teammates and coaches had plenty of words to use to describe his shootout goal that won the Flyers' game against the Maple Leafs, 1-0, on Saturday: Dirty. Beautiful. Creative. Unreal. As it turns out, Giroux calls it something else entirely. "The Datsyuk," he..." March 11

  • Giroux, Laviolette play coy about Hartnell's faceoffs

    CSN Philly "Scott Hartnell came into Tuesday's game against Detroit having taken just 18 faceoffs all season. He took 16 against the Red Wings because Claude Giroux is nursing a bruised hand. "What do you mean one hand?" Giroux asked, trying to be serious. "Hartsy's been good on..." March 07

  • Giroux, Flyers soak in SuperSkills experience

    CSN Philly "It takes a lot to impress a player such as Claude Giroux, who has silky-smooth moves and soft hands to make even a sensational play look easy on the ice. So what one thing blew Giroux away Saturday night at Scotiabank Place where Team Alfredsson defeated Team Chara, 21-12 in the..." January 29

  • Flyers chosen for opposing sides in ASG

    CSN Philly "They were chirping at each on Twitter and live across the tables in their holding pen during the All-Star Player Fantasy Draft. So, when Claude Giroux was taken by Team Alfredsson with the fourth pick he Tweeted he was hoping Flyer linemate Scott Hartnell would be the last player selected so..." January 27

  • 'Who's that?' He's Claude Giroux, emerging star

    Ottawa Sun "Paul Holmgren allowed himself a little laugh when telling the story. In what turned out to be a tumultuous off-season last summer, the Philadelphia Flyers GM traded stars Mike Richards and Jeff Carter and signed goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. But he wasn't done. Now he was trying to recruit..." January 26

  • Giroux hopes to break out of slump

    Courier-Post "An old fellow working on the Wells Fargo Center service level stopped a passerby the other day and pointed up to a basketball hoop that hangs from a wall not far from the Flyers dressing room. "See that up there," the man said. "That's Claude Giroux's." The Flyers All-Star center laughed..." January 21

  • Frustration mounting for slumping Giroux

    CSN Philly "You can see how frustrated Claude Giroux is these days just by his body language on the ice. One goal in his last 10 games. Two since coming back from a concussion. Worse, he's minus-6 in his last four games. That's not the Giroux who has led or been among the NHL scoring leaders..." January 15

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