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Claude Giroux | Center

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/12/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 172
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Claude Giroux thinks the Philadelphia Flyers should be in the playoffs.
Giroux thinks there is plenty of talent on this year's edition of the team and can't believe the Flyers are 12 points out of a playoff spot. "I'm not the only one frustrated. I think everyone in the room is frustrated," Giroux said. "Instead of me going in and yelling at everybody, I think it's important we stick together and we do this together. We can't be blaming and pointing fingers. I think it's important we stick together, and if we do this, we're going to get out of this hole." Jakob Voracek and Giroux are first and tied for third respectively in the race for the Art Ross Trophy, so it is a bit surprising the Flyers are so far back with that scoring duo. Jan 25 - 8:45 AM

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Claude Giroux and Kevin Shattenkirk top all performers in power-play points with 24 apiece so far in 2014-15.

Giroux has nine PPG and 15 PPA while Shattenkirk has four PPG and 20 PPA. Joe Pavelski and Alex Ovechkin are tied for the most power-play goals with 12 apiece.
Jan 24 - 5:02 PM

Claude Giroux netted the overtime winner for Philadelphia Tuesday as they upended the Penguins by a score of 3-2.

The power-play marker was Giroux's 16th goal of the year and 51st point in 47 games. He has fulfilled his end of the bargain for his fantasy owners this year. Luke Schenn and Chris Vandevelde also registered goals for the Flyers in the win.
Jan 20 - 11:56 PM

Claude Giroux scored his 15th goal of the season in a 7-4 loss to the New York Islanders.

Mark Streit, Michael Del Zotto, and Chris VandeVelde accounted for the Flyers' other three goals. Brayden Schenn and Jakub Voracek each recorded two assists in the losing effort.
Jan 19 - 3:49 PM

Claude Giroux extended his point streak to four games on Monday.

Giroux had two assists in the Flyers' 7-3 victory over Tampa Bay. That gives Giroux 14 goals and 48 points in 42 contests in 2014-15. He's tied with Tyler Seguin in the scoring race and only Flyers teammate Jakub Voracek has more points than him this season.
Jan 13 - 11:17 AM

Claude Giroux is on a three-game point streak heading into Monday's game against Tampa Bay.

Giroux has a goal and two assists during that span. Despite the Flyers struggles on the ice, Giroux is having another fine season offensively. The 27-year-old has 14 goals and 46 points in 41 games this season. He's a can't miss fantasy option going forward.
Jan 12 - 5:44 PM

Claude Giroux was the only Philadelphia Flyers player who was able to score against Tuukka Rask in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Boston Bruins.

That's Giroux's 14th goal of the season, which came on the power play. He now has 46 points in 41 games in 2014-15. With 158 SOG and an 8.9 shooting percentage, his goal scoring might actually climb in the second half of the season.
Jan 10 - 4:16 PM

Claude Giroux recorded an assist in a 2-1 shootout win on Tuesday.

Giroux was a game-time decision after missing the Flyers' previous contest. He has 13 goals and 44 points in 39 games this season.
Jan 7 - 9:18 AM

Claude Giroux appears to be playing tonight against the Ottawa Senators.

He skated. He spoke to the trainers and coaches. He started rough-housing with his teammates. If that's not a sign he's in, we don't know what is. Start Giroux in all leagues.
Jan 6 - 6:39 PM

Claude Giroux (Achilles) is considered a game-time decision on Tuesday.

Giroux missed Monday's practice and only skated briefly Tuesday morning. All the same, Giroux will attempt to take part in the Flyers' pregame warmup and then play if that goes well.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 6 - 1:25 PM

Claude Giroux (Achilles) didn't take part in Monday's practice.

Giroux also missed Sunday's contest. He's still a possibility for Tuesday's game, but we likely won't know either way until Tuesday.
Jan 5 - 3:43 PM

Claude Giroux will not play against the Devils on Saturday night.

It was originally thought that he'd take warm-ups and see how he felt, but it appears he didn't need that much time. His injury is not believed to be serious.
Jan 3 - 6:45 PM

Claude Giroux is expecting to play on Saturday after suffering a cut near his Achilles tendon Friday.

It looked bad at the time as Giroux would not put any pressure on his leg and had to be carried off the ice. But doctors said the cut was not serious and Giroux stated on Friday night that he expected to play Saturday. He has 13 goals and 43 points in 38 games this season.
Jan 3 - 9:43 AM

Star forward Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers suffered a lower-leg injury Friday night during the third period of the Flyers' 2-1 loss in Carolina.

Giroux did not return to the game, although the Flyers said immediately after the game that he is probable to play Saturday in New Jersey. Justin Faulk's skate apparently cut the back of Giroux's leg. Giroux has 13 goals and 43 points in 38 games.
Jan 2 - 9:50 PM

Claude Giroux scored a highlight reel goal in the Flyer's 4-3 loss to the Avalanche on Wednesday night.

Giroux took a drop pass in at his own blue line proceeded to break through four Avalanche defenders to eventually put it past Avs' goalie Semyon Varlamov. The goal wash his 13th of the year and 43rd point in 37 games as the Flyer star has been everything we wanted from a top fantasy center. Jakub Voracek, Vincent Lecavalier scored the other goals in a losing cause.
Jan 1 - 12:34 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Claude Giroux
2Scott Laughton
3Sean Couturier
4Vincent Lecavalier
5Chris VandeVelde
6Ryan White
LW1R.J. Umberger
2Brayden Schenn
3Matt Read
4Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
5Zac Rinaldo
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Michael Raffl
4Jay Rosehill
D1Mark Streit
2Braydon Coburn
3Andrew MacDonald
4Nicklas Grossmann
5Michael Del Zotto
6Luke Schenn
7Nick Schultz
8Carlo Colaiacovo
9Kimmo Timonen
10Chris Pronger
G1Steve Mason
2Ray Emery