The Ottawa Sun reports that Flyers star Claude Giroux spent last night in jail after an incident with a police officer:
Claude Giroux's game-winning goal was a behind-the-back flick that had such a slim chance of going in. But it did, and it was outstanding. The goal was also No. 100 for Giroux, an excellent way to reach that milestone.
Claude Giroux had to have sudden surgery on his right index finger yesterday in Ottawa. The GM of the Flyers said it's going to take him five to six weeks to recover, though Giroux told the Philadelphia Daily News he should be good to go much sooner. So what happened?
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Giroux kind of has to say that.
Claude Giroux is still the postseason points and goals leader, despite being eliminated two weeks ago. Last week he had surgery on both wrists—bone spurs in one, torn cartilage in the other. That didn't stop him from tearing up Philly over the weekend, an odyssey nobly chronicled by Crossing Broad. Sunday night ended…
Giroux said he had tested the boards at the St. Pete Times Forum during the Flyers' morning skate, and he puts what he discovered to the test here, to dazzling effect. The subsequent shot Giroux took bounced right to teammate Scott Hartnell for a goal. Which is all well and good. The Lightning still scored four more…
Here's Flyers color guy Steve "Coatesy" Coates chuckling at Claude Giroux's reticence to talk about where the puck hit him on a second-period tip-in goal last night. It's funny because it hit the dongal zone of his uniform pants.