Claude Giroux
Claude Giroux
Flyers - Center
NUMBER: 28
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
WEIGHT: 172
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: 01/12/1988
AGE: 26
BIRTHPLACE: Hearst, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: PHI: 2006-22 overall
2009 Playoffs: Is tied for the lead among all rookies in the playoffs with four points (2G,2A)... Posted a goal at Pittsburgh in Game Five on Apr. 23... Went scoreless vs. Pittsburgh in Game Four on Apr. 21... Posted a goal and an assist vs. Pittsburgh in Game Three on Apr. 19... Recorded an assist (his first career NHL playoff point) in Game Two at Pittsburgh on Apr. 17... Went scoreless in Game One at Pittsburgh on Apr. 15 (his NHL Playoff debut).
2008-09 Regular Season:
- NHL/Flyers Career Regular Season Totals: 44 GP, 9-18-27, 14 PIM
- Career Regular Season Totals vs. Penguins: 2 GP, 0-1-1, 0 PIM
- 2008-09 Single Game Regular Season Highs: Goals - 1 (nine times); Assists - 2 (four times); Points - 3 (twice); Shots - 5 (vs. FLA, 3/26/09); Plus/Minus - +2 (four times); TOI - 20:11 (@ VAN, 12/30/08)
2009-10
Playoffs: Scored a goal in Game 4 of Stanley Cup Final vs. Chicago... Had 3 pts (1G, 2A), including scoring a game winning goal in overtime in Game 3... Led the series in scoring with 6 pts (3G, 3A) and a +/- rating of +7… Had one assist in Game 5 of Eastern Conference Finals vs. Montréal… Scored 2 game winning goals, including a game winning goal in Game 4… Recorded an assist in Game 2… Had 2 pts (1G,1A) and went +4 in Game 1…Recorded 5 pts (1G,4A ) in Eastern Conference Semifinals vs.
Boston… Had an assist in Game 7… His 24:52 of TOI in Game 2 was career high for a playoff game… Led Flyers in goals (4) and 2nd in points (6) in Eastern Conference Quarterfinals vs. New Jersey… Recorded 3 pts (2G,1A) in Game 5 (1st 2-goal and 3-point playoff game of career)
Regular Season: Set new career highs for goals (16), assists (31) and points (47) in a single season… Finished the season with six points in his last seven games (2G,4A)… Scored the winning goal in the shootout to give the Flyers a 2-1 win vs. NY Rangers on 4/11, the final regular season game and a berth in the playoffs… Set up Chris Pronger’s game-winning-goal with 2.1 seconds left in the Flyers 3-2 win vs. Chicago on 3/13… Appeared in his 100th NHL game on 2/6 at Minnesota…  Had a goal, assists and
+3 @ NY Rangers on 12/30… Set new career-high in goals (10) and points (29) in a season with his goal vs. Dallas on 1/12… Tied career-high in assists (18) at NY Rangers on 12/30…Had 3 points (2G,1A) at San Jose on 11/20.
CAREER
2008-09: Tied for the team lead with five points (2G,3A) in six playoff games… Recorded his first NHL playoff point (assist) at Pittsburgh in Game 2 on Apr. 17… Recorded his first NHL playoff goal in Game 3 against Pittsburgh on Apr. 19… Was recalled by the Flyers on Mar. 3 after he was loaned to the Phantoms on Feb. 28…Recorded three points (1G,2A) at Rangers on Feb. 15,
his first multiple-point game in the NHL... Missed five games (Jan. 3-13) due to a mild concussion... Posted a goal at Florida on Jan. 27 (1st NHL goal)... Registered an assist at Vancouver on Dec. 30 (1st NHL point)… Named the AHL rookie of the month for December after posting 14 points (8G,6A) and a +12 in eight games with the Phantoms… Was selected to the Canadian AHL All-Star Team in the 2009 AHL All-Star Classic (did not participate)… 2007-08: Appeared in two games for the Flyers, making his NHL debut on Feb. 19 at Ottawa… Concluded a four-year career with Gatineau (QMJHL) by leading the Olympiques to the
President’s Cup as QMJHL champions…Recipient of the Guy Lafleur Trophy, given to the Most Valuable Player of the QMJHL Tournament…Set franchise records with 51 points and 34 assists in the playoffs, while leading the team and ranking second in the league with 17 playoff goals… During the regular season, led Gatineau in points (106 – second in the QMJHL), assists (68 – tied for second in the QMJHL), plus/minus (+40 – third in the QMJHL), game-winning goals (8) and shorthanded goals (6 – third
in the QMJHL)…Tied for team lead in goals with 38…Named to the QMJHL First All-Star Team… Helped Team Canada capture its fourth consecutive gold medal in the Under-20 World Junior Championships in the Czech Republic…Recorded six points (2G,4A) and eight penalty minutes in seven games, and scored a goal in the gold medal game against Sweden…2006-07: Joined the Phantoms following the end of Gatineau’s season and appeared in five games, posting a goal and an assist… Led Gatineau in
points (112 – 4th overall in the QMJHL), goals (48 – 6th overall in the QMJHL)…Ranked second on the team in assists (64 – 6th overall in the QMJHL)…Ranked second on the team in power-play goals (20)…Named QMJHL Offensive Player of the Week 9/14-9/17…Named QMJHL Player of the Month – Sept. 2006… 2005-06: Led Gatineau in goals (39 – tied for 19th overall in the QMJHL, T-1st among QMJHL rookies), assists (64 – 11th overall in the QMJHL, first among QMJHL rookies) and plus/minus (+30
– T-16th overall in the QMJHL, 2nd among QMJHL rookies)…Was tied for second on the team in power-play goals (14 – T-1st among QMJHL rookies)…Was named to the QMJHL All-Rookie Team…Named Player of the Month – Rookie – in December and March… Participated in the Canadian National Junior Team Development Camp, held in Calgary.