"We're not far off at all. How many points are we out, six?" Giroux asked rhetorically. "To think of the start that we had and we're that close . . . we never thought about not making the playoffs. We've got to go game by game and we will make the playoffs."After using the weekend to reboot after the brutal 1-7-0 beginning to the season, the Flyers went back to work with a practice that resembled (huff, puff) training camp. The Flyers are at the bottom of the Metropolitan Division, but they...Read Full Story
Kukla's Korner Hockey
by George Malik on 07/04/13 at 09:53 PM ET
The Philadelphia Flyers made one hell of an investment in extending Claude Grioux:
Per @Real_ESPNLeBrun and @tpanotchCSN, Claude Giroux has an 8-year, $66.2 mil extension with the Flyers ($8.275 mil AAV). Rich man.
— Dan Rosen (@drosennhl) July 5, 2013
An update on Giroux deal I tweeted about earlier today... It's finalized now: 8 years, $66.2 M _ $8.275 M AAV. Includes full NMC
— Pierre...Read Full Story
Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 07/04/13 at 01:35 PM ET
Hearing that Claude Giroux and the Flyers are close to agreeing to an 8-yr deal worth north of $8 M a year...
— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 4, 2013
Career stats for Giroux at TSN.
added 1:46pm, Darren Dreger tweet,
Just ironing out a few wrinkles and it will be announced within a day or 2. Sources suggest closer to $8.3 per.
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The Philadelphia Flyers entered the night trailing seven points in the Eastern Conference playoff standings. They faced off against the Ottawa Senators, who are currently in the playoff picture in the East.
Zach Smith started the scoring very early on in the game by putting one past Ilya Bryzaglov, who has been in the media for the wrong reasons this past week.
As the first prior progressed, the Senators continued to get quality scoring...Read Full Story
Photo via Flyers.com
We've seen a situation similar to this with the Philadelphia Flyers before.
Just a few years ago, Jason Smith held the title as Flyers' captain as a veteran defenseman that was past his prime who eventually handed the captaincy over to a young star. Mike Richards, just 23 years old at the time, took over the captaincy for three seasons before being traded to the Los Angeles Kings.
As of right now, 38-year-old defenseman Chris Pronger remains the captain of the team...Read Full Story
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