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Claude Giroux | Winger | #28

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/12/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 185
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (22) / PHI
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Claude Giroux has been selected for his fifth All-Star Game.
"It’s a pretty good feeling," Giroux said. "I think a lot of guys on the team are deserving of going, too. But at the same time, it is pretty exciting. The NHL always does a good job of making this a great event for the fans and players and it’s always a good time." Giroux is the only representative of the Flyers selected for the 2018 event. He's certainly deserving of the honor given that he has 14 goals and 52 points in 42 games. Jan 11 - 9:05 AM

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Claude Giroux will be 30-years-old when the Flyers end their bye week on Saturday.

Giroux will celebrate his birthday on the Flyers' last off-day in that stretch, Friday. He scored 194 goals and 627 points in 698 career games before turning 30. "I always say you're as old as you feel, and I feel pretty good right now," Giroux said. "Time flies by to know that I've been in the league for 10 years. It's pretty crazy to think, but a lot of good things are in the future." Of course the vast majority of players eventually decline during their 30s, but this is looking like it could be his best season to date. He has 14 goals and 52 points in 42 contests, which puts him on pace to surpass his 2011-12 career-high of 93 points.
Jan 10 - 7:17 AM

Claude Giroux scored a goal and picked up two helpers in a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Blues.

Giroux's goal came after his pass deflected off the behind of one of St. Louis's defensemen and in. It was Giroux's 14th of the year, matching the amount he had 82 games last season. The 29-year-old forward has rebounded in a big way this season, and his 51 points in 41 games put him on pace for a career high 102 points.
Jan 6 - 3:49 PM

Claude Giroux had two assists in the Flyers' 6-4 win against the Islanders on Thursday.

Giroux has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last nine games. He has 13 goals and 48 points in 40 contests in 2017-18. He's just 10 points shy of his 2016-17 total with roughly half a season left to play.
Jan 5 - 5:42 AM

Claude Giroux extended his point streak to six games on Thursday.

Giroux kept the run going by registering an assist in Philadelphia's 3-2 loss to Florida. He's up to 13 goals and 43 points in 37 contests this season. That's good for seventh place in the scoring race.
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 05:38:00 AM

Claude Giroux posted pair of assists with a plus-1 rating in Wednesday's 4-2 win at Edmonton.

Giroux opened the month with two scoreless games, tying his longest drought of the season. He has still managed two goals with nine points across the past eight games. The veteran sees regular time on the man advantage and he continues to excel with 11 goals and 30 points through 28 contests.
Thu, Dec 7, 2017 12:34:00 AM

Claude Giroux recorded his 600th career point on Friday.

It took Giroux just 679 career games to reach that milestone. He ranks 10th on the Flyers' all-time points list and is just one point shy of Rod Brind'Amour. Giroux has excelled this season with 10 goals and 25 points in 23 contests.
Sat, Nov 25, 2017 09:11:00 AM

Claude Giroux scored a goal and recorded an assist in the Flyers' 5-4 overtime loss to the Islanders on Friday.

That extended Giroux's point streak to three games. Sean Couturier and Shayne Gostisbehere each scored a goal and registered an assist. Jakub Voracek recorded two assists for the Flyers.
Fri, Nov 24, 2017 07:08:00 PM

Claude Giroux and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers were held pointless in a 1-0 loss to the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.

Giroux had six points in his last three games heading into Saturday night's action. The Flyers and Wild were scoreless for most of the game until Jason Zucker scored the winner in the third. The captain remains at nine goals and 20 points in 17 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 09:59:00 PM

Claude Giroux scored a goal and two assists in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Giroux netted the game's first goal less than five minutes into the opening period. He then helped set up Jakub Voracek (2-0) and Sean Couturier (3-0). Giroux finished the night with a plus-3 rating in 16:59 of ice time. The Flyers captain is now up to nine goals and 20 points in 16 games. Giroux is putting together a remarkable comeback season so far. He's a must-start in every fantasy format.
Thu, Nov 9, 2017 09:49:00 PM

Claude Giroux scored his eighth goal of the season Saturday.

Giroux is coming off a horrible 2016-17 season (at least for him) as he had only 14 goals and 58 points with a minus-15 rating. This season has been completely different as he already has 17 points in 15 games with a plus-four rating. Look for Giroux to get back to the 70-75 point range with 22-25 goals this season.
Sun, Nov 5, 2017 08:46:00 AM

Claude Giroux scored a goal and picked up an assist in a 2-0 win over the St. Louis Blues.

Giroux picked up an assist on Brandon Manning's second period goal. Giroux's bounce back is a real thing, he now has 16 points in 14 games. His goal came with six seconds remaining into the empty net.
Thu, Nov 2, 2017 11:04:00 PM

Claude Giroux had a minus-2 rating in Wednesday's 3-0 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

It's just the fourth time all season that Giroux has been held off the scoresheet (13 games). The Flyers captain had three shots on goal and one blocked shot in 22:18 of ice time. He now has six goals and 14 points this season. Despite not collecting a point in the game, Giroux will continue to be a quality fantasy option going forward.
Wed, Nov 1, 2017 11:10:00 PM

Claude Giroux's four-game point streak came to an end in Thursday's 1-0 loss to Nashville.

The Flyers couldn't solve Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne. Giroux finished the game with three shots on goal and one hit in 22:06 of ice time. The 29-year-old has four goals and five assists in seven games this season. After a disappointing 2016-17 season, Giroux still looks like he's back on track this year. He's a must-own in all fantasy leagues right now.
Thu, Oct 19, 2017 09:40:00 PM

Claude Giroux scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Florida Panthers.

Don't look now, but after a down year last year, Giroux is off to a fantastic start in 2017-18. Giroux helped set up Sean Couturier's second-period goal that gave Philadelphia a 1-0 and he added one of his own on the power play later on in the frame. The Flyers captain finished the game with a plus-1 rating, two shots on goal and one hit in 16:41 of ice time. Giroux is now riding a four-game point streak. He's up to four goals and five assists in six games this season.
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 10:00:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sean Couturier
2Nolan Patrick
3Valtteri Filppula
4Jori Lehtera
LW1Claude Giroux
2Travis Konecny
3Jordan Weal
4Scott Laughton
5Tyrell Goulbourne
6Taylor Leier
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Michael Raffl
4Dale Weise
D1Shayne Gostisbehere
2Ivan Provorov
3Andrew MacDonald
4Radko Gudas
5Robert Hagg
6Brandon Manning
7Travis Sanheim
G1Brian Elliott
2Michal Neuvirth
3Anthony Stolarz