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Claude Giroux | Center

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/12/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 172
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Claude Giroux recorded an assist in Philadelphia's 4-2 loss on Thursday.
It was Giroux's 82nd point, guaranteeing that he'll average at least a point-per-game for the third straight season. He's tied for fourth place in the NHL's scoring race. Apr 11 - 9:53 AM

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Claude Giroux padded the back of the net twice as the Flyers soundly defeated the Panthers 5-2 on Tuesday night.

Giroux now has 27 goals to go along with 81 points in 79 games this season. The dynamic center needs just one more point over the final three games to guarantee his third straight campaign of producing at a point-per-game pace.
Apr 9 - 12:54 AM

The Flyers top line of Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek and Scott Hartnell have not found the back of the net in the last five games.

The Flyers have been struggling of late and the lack of production from the top unit isn't helping matters. Giroux has 79 points this season but has only one assist in his last five games. Look for him to break out against Roberto Luongo and the Florida Panthers Tuesday.
Apr 8 - 10:19 AM

Claude Giroux and the rest of the Flyers were held scoreless in a 1-0 shootout loss to St. Louis on Tuesday night.

Giroux has gone two straight games without a point, but is still streaking with 78 points in 75 games this season. Giroux is coming off his best month of the season, as he notched 21 points in 14 games during March.
Apr 2 - 12:08 AM

Claude Giroux has been selected as the NHL's third star of the month.

Giroux had a league-leading 15 assists and 21 points in 14 March games. He got off to a sluggish start this season, but he's long since put that behind him. At this rate you would never know that there were some initial concerns about him, given his 25 goals and 78 points in 74 contests.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 1 - 1:30 PM

Claude Giroux, who started the season not even close to his all-star form of yesteryear, is on fire these days.

Giroux now has 58 points in his last 42 games, the most in the NHL since Dec. 11. Friday night, Last night, with most of Canada holding its breath on the Maple Leafs' dangling playoff chances, Giroux won two key faceoffs that immediately turned into power play goals and then blasted the game-winner to deliver a gutty, 4-2 win for the Flyers over the visiting Maple Leafs. Giroux's goal, which pinged the top right corner behind Jonathan Bernier, gave him three points on the night to rocket past Phil Kessel into sole possession of third place in the NHL scoring race with 78 points.
Mar 29 - 10:43 AM

Claude Giroux scored a goal and added two helpers to lift the Flyers over the Maple Leafs 4-2 Friday night and snap Philadelphia’s two game funk.

The Flyers’ captain was all over the ice on Friday, tormenting the struggling Maple Leafs and eventually potting home the game-winning goal. Giroux has posted seven multi-point games in the month of March.
Mar 28 - 10:03 PM

Claude Giroux recorded an assist in the Flyers' 3-1 loss to the Rangers.

Giroux has only been held off the scoresheet in one of his last eight games. He's tied for fourth in the NHL with 75 points this season.
Mar 27 - 10:53 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers will be looking to end their lengthy losing streak at the New York Rangers' Madison Square Garden on Wednesday.

Philadelphia has lost seven consecutive contests at the Garden, going back to March 6, 2011 and have been outscored 28-8 in the process. "It's a tough building. I don't know what it is about it," Claude Giroux said. "We'll have to make sure the first period is our best period and go from there." It's a streak the Flyers need to end because the Flyers are likely to face the Rangers in the first round of the 2014 playoffs.
Mar 26 - 10:27 AM

Claude Giroux had an assist in Philadelphia's 4-2 victory on Thursday.

Giroux has now recorded a point in five straight contests to give him 24 goals and 72 points in 69 games this season. Philadelphia is 30-12-3 in 2013-14 when Giroux records at least one point.
Mar 21 - 10:12 AM

Claude Giroux scored the game-winning goal in the dying seconds of overtime in Philadelphia's 3-2 win over Chicago on Tuesday.

That's an extra point the Flyers badly needed as they fight for the second seed in the Metropolitan Division. Giroux, who also had an assist, has now enjoyed three straight multi-point games. He ranks fourth in the NHL with 71 points in 68 contests this season.
Mar 19 - 10:03 AM

Claude Giroux contributed a pair of assists in Sunday's 4-3 win over Pittsburgh.

Both of his helpers came on power-play goals by Wayne Simmonds. Giroux has recorded five assists over his last three games and he currently has 69 points in 67 matches. The Flyers captain got off to a troubling start this season, but patient fantasy owners have been rewarded since then. He leads the NHL with 49 points since Dec. 11.
Mar 17 - 10:14 AM

Claude Giroux had an assist in the Flyers' 2-1 loss to New Jersey.

Giroux has recorded at least a point in four of his last five games. He's tied for 10th place in the NHL's scoring race with 65 points in 65 contests this season.
Mar 12 - 9:51 AM

Claude Giroux scored two goals and added a helper in Wednesday's 6-4 win over Washington.

The red-hot Giroux opened the scoring in the game and had already racked up his three points by the 5:26 mark of the second period. Jakub Voracek also netted a pair of markers in the victory while Steve Downie and Adam Hall also chipped in with tallies.
Mar 5 - 10:55 PM

Claude Giroux helped the Philadelphia Flyers win 5-4 in OT against the Washington Capitals despite the Caps' late lead.

Giroux scored two goals (including the game-tying goal) and had an assist. His linemate Jakub Voracek also enjoyed a three-point afternoon (1G, 2A) while Kimmo Timonen generated a trio of helpers of his own.
Mar 2 - 3:32 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Claude Giroux
2Sean Couturier
3Brayden Schenn
4Vincent Lecavalier
5Kris Newbury
LW1Scott Hartnell
2Matt Read
3Tye McGinn
4Zac Rinaldo
5Jay Rosehill
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Steve Downie
4Michael Raffl
5Adam Hall
6Jason Akeson
D1Mark Streit
2Kimmo Timonen
3Braydon Coburn
4Andrew MacDonald
5Nicklas Grossmann
6Luke Schenn
7Erik Gustafsson
8Hal Gill
9Chris Pronger
G1Steve Mason
2Ray Emery
3Yann Danis
4Cal Heeter