Philadelphia Flyers

Claude Giroux
current status: On roster
Birth Date:January 12, 1988 (27 years old)
Place of Birth:Hearst, Ont.
Experience:8 years
Drafted:Drafted by Philadelphia in 2006 (1/22).
Scouting Report
Assets: Has electric moves, outstanding offensive creativity and smarts, as well as plenty of finishing skills. Is at his best with the puck on his stick. Has amazing hands, which he uses to lay soft passes on linemates' sticks. Can play both center and wing. Dominates on special teams.
Flaws: Doesn't shoot the puck instinctively, so he tends to pass up quality scoring chances from time to time. Lacks ideal size to win corner battles at the highest level but is extremely courageous and resilient, and physical play doesn't bother him. Will turn the puck over, since he has it so often.
Career Potential: Elite playmaker with game-changing acumen.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2011-12, 2010-11
Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team 2007-08
QMJHL Playoff MVP 2007-08
QMJHL First All-Star Team 2007-08
QMJHL All-Rookie Team 2005-06

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