Raymond Giroux

Raymond Giroux  #19

NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: July 20, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: North Bay, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: PHI / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (202nd overall)
ECAC First All-Star Team (1998) ECAC - Player of the Year (1998) NCAA East First All-American Team (1998) AHL First All-Star Team (2003) Rights traded to NY Islanders by Philadelphia for NY Islanders' 6th round choice (later traded to Montreal Montreal selected Scott Selig) in 2000 Entry Draft, August 25, 1998. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 12, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 7, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (Russia), September 11, 2005.
Quote of the Day

For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday