Giroux was a major point producer in a first round of the playoffs, dismantling of the second seeded New Jersey Devils. Wednesday Morning Fly By: Feeling offseason-y, Today’s open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Flyers news and notes…, Philadelphia Flyers Organizational Depth Chart, Tuesday Morning Fly By: There you go, it’s something, Flyers sign Erik Gustafsson to one-year deal. [33] In the final game of the regular season, Giroux became the 6th player in Flyers franchise history to reach the 100-point mark in a season, recording a power-play goal in the second period of a 5–0 win against the New York Rangers. [18] His season turned around once right winger Jakub Voracek, who was also struggling, was placed on his line. However, after getting used to professional hockey, things turned around quickly. He was one of the biggest names left off of the Canadian team. Eliteprospects.com hockey player profile of Claude Giroux, 1988-01-12 Hearst, ON, CAN Canada. On January 27, 2009, Giroux scored his first NHL goal against goaltender Tomáš Vokoun and the Florida Panthers in a 3-2 loss. [4], A free agent, Giroux was invited to Gatineau Olympiques training camp for a walk-on tryout. He moved to the Ottawa-area in the summer of 2002 and played Major Bantam and Minor Midget AA for the Cumberland Barons, in 2002-03 and 2003-04, while attending French Catholic High School Béatrice-Desloges in Orléans. Internationally, he won a gold medal with Team Canada in the 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. After acclimatizing to professional hockey, however, things turned around quickly; he was named Rookie of the Month for December for his eight goals and six assists in eight games played. Buy his book. I miss you making me laugh everyday buddy. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. The trading of Richards and Carter also made him the second-longest tenured member of the Flyers. ", "Flyers sign Giroux to eight-year contract extension", "Several notable players left off Team Canada's 25-man roster for Sochi Olympics", "Crosby, Getzlaf and Giroux voted Hart Trophy finalists", "Giroux named a finalist for the Ted Lindsay Award", "Flyers' Claude Giroux, healthier and wiser, back among NHL elite", "Flyers captain Claude Giroux finding his rhythm at left wing", "ALL-STAR: Claude Giroux named to 2018 All-Star Game", "Claude Giroux passes Eric Lindros for fifth place on the Flyers all-time scoring list", "PHWA nominates Claude Giroux for the 2017–18 Bill Masterton Trophy", "Claude Giroux joins Flyers legends with 100th point", "Claude Giroux reaches 100-point mark with monster game against Rangers", "Claude Giroux named Second-Team NHL All-Star, finishes fourth in Hart Trophy voting", "Canada's National Men's Team wins gold medal at 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship", "Claude Giroux set to compete in Sun Scramble after signing big contract with Philadelphia Flyers", "10 Lesser Known Facts About: Claude Giroux", "For Flyers' Giroux and Briere, All-Star Game is a Family Affair", "Claude Giroux Leads Philadelphia Flyers Past the Penguins and into Round 2", "The Animated Special 'The Magic Hockey Skates' is on CBC tonight at 8:30. Are you a Stathead, too? This is an indisputable fact. [34] He was the first Flyers' player to reach 100 points in a season since Eric Lindros in 1995–96. Philadelphia Flyers Schedule, Roster, News, and Rumors | Broad Street Hockey, Claude Giroux’s “lack” of production is a sign of team improvement, Shayne Gostisbehere deserves another chance. the official stats partner of the NHL. [17][18], During the 2012–13 NHL lock-out, Giroux and Flyers teammate Daniel Brière played for Eisbären Berlin of the German Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). Born: January 12, 1988 in Hearst, Ontario ca, Draft: Philadelphia, 1st round (22nd overall), 2006 NHL Entry. The same game also saw him setting up a short-handed goal when he stole the puck in the corner of the Penguins zone and outworked their backcheck, skating past the back of their net twice protecting the puck while looking for incoming support in the form of Simon Gagné.