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Claude Giroux
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: January 12, 1988  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Hearst, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 172 DRAFTED: PHI / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (22nd overall)
2014-15: Went 23-for-28 (82 percent) in the faceoff circle, including 10-for-10 in the first period, on Nov. 22 vs. CBJ, the first Flyer since 2005 (Michal Handzus) to win 23 or more faceoffs in a game Recorded a five-game scoring streak Nov. 4-15 (3-5-8) Recorded his fourth career regular-season overtime game-winning goal 2:49 into overtime in a 6-5 win at Dallas on Oct. 18. 2013-14: Ranked 3rd in the NHL in scoring with 86 points, 4th in assists (58), 2nd in power play assists (30), 4th in power play points (37), 14th in game winning goals (7, career-high), 3rd in faceoffs taken (1783) and 4th in faceoffs won (931) Finalist for the Hart Trophy Led the Flyers with 86 points (28G, 58A), assists (58), and GWG (7) Ranked 2nd on the team in goals (28) Won the Bobby Clarke Award as MVP of the team.
QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2006) QMJHL First All-Star Team (2008) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2008) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011, 2012) Signed as a free agent by Berlin (Germany), October 4, 2012.
Quote of the Day

I had one really not-good game. I came back to the hotel and he [his father] was on Skype. My mother called first and said, 'Your father wants to talk to you.' So he moved my mother away, and he yelled at me for like 30 seconds. I understood him, and then he said, 'I'm done.' And he was gone. The next game I got my first shutout.

— Anton Khudobin recalls a fond memory, explains why he was so sharp in the Hurricanes' 3-0 win against the Capitals on Friday
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