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28 Claude Giroux C
Height/Weight: 5-11/172 | Birthdate: 1/12/1988 | Birthplace: Hearst, Ontario, Canada | Team: Philadelphia Flyers | College: None | NHL Experience: 7 | Salary: $3,500,000 | Owned/Started%: 100/82 | Average Draft Position: 17.10
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3/22/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI Flyers' Giroux Strikes Twice In Loss

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Strikes Twice In Loss

News: Claude Giroux potted a pair of goals in Saturday's loss to the Oilers.
Analysis: Claude Giroux has now scored at least 20 goals in four straight full seasons with the Flyers. Giroux has six points in his last five games and is up to 67 points in 73 games on the season. With 12 power-play goals, 46 assists and 257 shots on goal, the all-around fantasy stud is an automatic roll every game.

3/20/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Pots Goal In Loss

News: Claude Giroux scored his 19th goal in Thursday's 4-1 loss to Calgary.
Analysis: This one came on a pretty setup from linemate Jakub Voracek. Claude Giroux's 19 goals this season are below what owners would have liked, but he's top five in the league when it comes to assists. Still, the Flyers have scored one or fewer goals in five of their last six games, so points may not come easily for Giroux.

3/16/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Fails To Convert In Shootout Loss

News: Claude Giroux failed to score in Sunday's shootout loss to Ottawa.
Analysis: Claude Giroux has just one goal in 10 shootout appearances. He still remains a strong play in most fantasy formats, but owners have to be disappointed with his goal production this season. He's on pace for his lowest goal total since the 2009-10 campaign.

3/15/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Sets Up Two In Win

News: Claude Giroux set up two of the Flyers' seven goals in Saturday's triumph over the Red Wings.
Analysis: Entering Saturday with a four-game losing streak during which it produced only five goals, the Flyers busted out in a huge way Saturday, with Claude Giroux being one of the four multi-point scorers on the afternoon. His lack of production over the previous four games (no goals, one assist, 10 shots on goal) was the primary reason the Flyers' attack took a nosedive, but with Jakub Voracek and Brayden Schenn riding shotgun with him on the top line, Giroux didn't stay suppressed for long. The 27-year-old center has 18 goals and 63 points in 69 games this season.

3/4/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Snags Assist In OT Loss

News: Claude Giroux assisted on the game-tying goal and won a whopping 28 of 35 faceoffs in Tuesday's overtime loss to Calgary.
Analysis: Claude Giroux has six points in his last 10 games -- not exactly the kind of numbers owners would expect from one of the league's top players. He's also on pace to fall short of last season's points total. While he's undoubtedly part of the NHL elite for years to come, the Flyers are entering what seems to be a rebuilding process. As a result, shrewd dynasty owners might consider moving Giroux.

2/27/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Grabs Two Points

News: Claude Giroux put up a power-play goal, a power-play assist and two penalty minutes Thursday in a 3-2 loss to Toronto.
Analysis: After a slump in which he managed just a single point in six games, Claude Giroux's now turned out two-point performances in two of his last three outings. Slumps happen, but he's still one of the best players in fantasy.

2/22/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Grabs Two Points In Win

News: Claude Giroux registered a goal and an assist -- both on the power play -- in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Capitals.
Analysis: Claude Giroux brought a season-high four game pointless streak into Sunday's contest and had gone 11 straight without a goal, but was able to snap both droughts as he opened up the scoring less than five minutes in. Even though his pace has slowed down lately, the 27-year-old still boasts 57 points in 59 contests, and should eclipse the 70-point mark for the fourth time in his career.

2/18/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Held Pointless In Loss

News: Claude Giroux failed to notch any points for the second consecutive game in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to Columbus.
Analysis: Claude Giroux has just three points in his last eight games, playing minus-3 hockey over that stretch. While he's still a strong start, he does seem to be in a bit of a funk. Owners will hope he can break out of it when the Flyers face Buffalo at home on Thursday.

2/8/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Dishes Out Two Assists In Win

News: Claude Giroux grabbed two assists, one on the power-play, in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Capitals.
Analysis: Claude Giroux entered the contest with three straight off the scoresheet as he's been shooting less in that span with just four shots in his last three games, but registered a multi-point effort in the win. He also extended his league lead in power play points as the assist gave him his 26th point on the man advantage this season. With 54 points through 52 games, the 27-year-old is working at better than a point per game pace, and should come close to last season's total of 86.

1/21/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI Flyers' Giroux Fires Off Season-High 10 Shots

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Fires Off Season-High 10 Shots

News: Claude Giroux took a season-high 10 shots Tuesday against the Penguins, finding the net on his ultimate attempt for the game-winning tally in overtime.
Analysis: Claude Giroux's splendid performance was overshadowed by a game that featured several fights between the Pennsylvania rivals, but it didn't stop him from claiming his fourth-game winner of the season. The goal also gave him his 24th point on the man advantage, tying him with the Blues' Kevin Shattenkirk for the league lead in that category.

1/12/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI Flyers' Giroux Notches Two Assists In Win

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Notches Two Assists In Win

News: Claude Giroux tallied a pair of assists in Monday's 7-3 win over the Lightning.
Analysis: Following a brief absence due to a leg injury, Claude Giroux's tallied five points in his last four games with at least one point in each. The pair on Monday moves him into a tie for second in the league in points, behind only teammate Jakub Voracek.

1/9/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Grabs Assist In Win

News: Claude Giroux assisted Jakub Voracek's game-winner in Thursday's 3-2 overtime victory over Washington. He also won 18 of his 28 faceoffs.
Analysis: Claude Giroux seems to have moved past whatever leg injury he was dealing with. He's a go in all formats.

1/7/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux (Leg) Collects Assist In Win

News: Claude Giroux (leg) fought off injury and collected a helper in Tuesday's 2-1 shootout-win over Ottawa.
Analysis: Claude Giroux was a game-time decision after battling a leg injury. The point suggests he's healthy enough to be in your lineup.

1/6/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux (Leg) Confirmed To Play Tuesday

News: Claude Giroux (leg) is confirmed as a member of the lineup Tuesday against the Senators.
Analysis: He won't start the game for the Flyers, but does figure to wind up with his usual 20-plus minutes of ice time in any case. While Claude Giroux might not be as active as normal in his return from a brief layoff, his 13 goals and 30 assists across 38 games make it worthwhile to keep him active.

1/6/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux (Leg) Looks On Track To Play

News: Claude Giroux (leg) was taking line rushes with the Flyers during pregame warmups and appears on track to play Tuesday against the Senators, Tom Panaccio of CSN Philadelphia reports.
Analysis: The Flyers' medical staff will likely meet with Claude Giroux for a brief inspection after the skate, but if the center gives them the all-clear, he'll more than likely be back in the lineup. Check back for an official ruling on his status minutes before the puck drops, but those who can't afford to wait that long can probably feel comfortable keeping him active Tuesday.

1/6/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux: Game-Time Decision Tuesday

News: Claude Giroux (leg) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's game against the Senators, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Analysis: Claude Giroux skated briefly at the Flyers' morning skate but did not take part in line rushes, so it seems more likely than not that he sits. Be sure to check for an update on his status prior to game time if you're considering using him for Tuesday's slate of games.

1/5/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux (Leg) May Play Tuesday

News: Claude Giroux (leg) is considered day-to-day and may play Tuesday against the Senators, Sam Charchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Analysis: Claude Giroux didn't practice Monday, but hasn't been ruled out for Tuesday's contest. The injury occurred Friday when he was cut by the skate of Justin Faulk, and was expected to play Saturday, but he ultimately sat out. Still, the injury doesn't appear to be anything major, but it appears to be near the ankle, as he has discomfort putting on his skate. Regardless, he should be back on the ice at some point in the near future assuming he doesn't suffer a setback.

1/3/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux (Leg) Out Saturday

News: Claude Giroux (leg) will not play Saturday against the Devils, Tom Gulitti of the Bergen Record reports.
Analysis: Claude Giroux did not even take pregame warmups after leaving Friday's contest with the leg injury. He should be considered day-to-day and questionable to take the ice Tuesday against Ottawa until more information becomes available.

1/3/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Not On The Ice For Warmups

News: Claude Giroux (leg) did not take the ice for Saturday's pregame warmups, Dan Rosen of NHL.com reports.
Analysis: Coach Craig Berube had said previously that the team would see how Claude Giroux felt after pregame warmups, but apparently the team has decided to pump the brakes after Giroux left Friday's game with a leg injury. Luke Schenn is expected to join the lineup in his absence.

1/3/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux A Game-Time Decision For Saturday

News: Claude Giroux (leg) is officially a game-time decision for Saturday against the Devils, Sarah Baicker of CSN Philadelphia reports.
Analysis: It sounded like the Flyers were considering Claude Giroux probable to play heading into Saturday, so this shouldn't necessarily be viewed as a downgrade in his status. The Flyers will see how he makes it through their pregame warmup before rendering an official decision on his availability, but the expectation is that he will suit up and see his usual 20-plus minutes on the Flyers' top line.

1/2/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux (Leg) Probable For Saturday

News: Claude Giroux is probable for Saturday's game against the Devils after leaving Friday's with a leg injury, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Analysis: Claude Giroux suffered the injury in the third period after being cut by the skate of Justin Faulk. He initially feared the injury was his Achilles, but the diagnosis obviously proved otherwise, and he could play as soon as Saturday. The news should allow owners to exhale, as an Achilles injury would likely cost him an extended period of time if not the remainder of the season. The team should still provide an update whether or not he will be available Saturday before the opening faceoff.

1/2/2015

Claude Giroux, C, PHI

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Leaves With Leg Injury

News: Claude Giroux left during the third period of Friday's game against the Hurricanes, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Analysis: Claude Giroux's injury appears to have come from the skate of Justin Faulk, reportedly cutting him near the Achilles tendon. He was helped to the locker room, and will likely be done for the night given that the Flyers won't give an update on him until after the game finishes.

12/24/2014

Claude Giroux, C, PHI Flyers' Giroux Scores In Win

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Scores In Win

News: Claude Giroux scored his 11th goal of the season in Tuesday's 5-2 win over Minnesota.
Analysis: Claude Giroux has seven points in his last five games. If you want this to be a happy holiday season, he needs to be in your lineup.

12/20/2014

Claude Giroux, C, PHI Flyers' Giroux Ripping It Up With Four-Point Night

Claude Giroux

Flyers' Giroux Ripping It Up With Four-Point Night

News: Claude Giroux scored two goals and added two assists in Saturday's win over the Leafs.
Analysis: He has 39 points in 32 games and that includes 13 in his last 10. He only has 10 goals so far, but his shooting percentage is way down (6.6 percent) relative to the average (11.5). More goals are about to come. Enjoy the ride.

12/14/2014

Claude Giroux, C, PHI Another Two Points For Flyers' Giroux

Claude Giroux

Another Two Points For Flyers' Giroux

News: Claude Giroux notched a pair of assists in Saturday's win over the Hurricanes.
Analysis: Another game, another two points for the Flyers captain, who now has seven points over a five-game point streak. He's up to 34 points in 28 games and makes quite the formidable one-two punch with linemate Jake Voracek, who has 37 points of his own.