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Capitals Acquire Alexandre Giroux from Atlanta

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
ARLINGTON, Va. –The Washington Capitals have acquired left wing Alexandre Giroux from the Atlanta Thrashers in exchange for right wing Joe Motzko, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. Giroux, who was a member of the Capitals’ organization last season, will report to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League.


Giroux, 26, has played 10 NHL games in his career, including nine with Washington last season, scoring two goals and adding two assists. He is a three-time 30-goal scorer at the AHL level, including his best season of his career last year, when he recorded 42 goals and 28 assists (70 points) in 67 games for the Bears.

Giroux has 19 goals and 22 assists (41 points) in 44 games this year for the Chicago Wolves.


Alexandre Giroux Career Statistics

         

Regular Season

 

Playoffs

Year

Team

League

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

+/-

PP

SH

GW

S

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

1998-99

Hull

QMJHL

67

15

22

37

124

-

-

-

-

-

22

2

2

4

8

1999-00

Hull

QMJHL

72

52

47

99

117

-

-

-

-

-

15

12

6

18

30

2000-01

Rouyn-Noranda

QMJHL

25

13

14

27

56

-

-

-

-

-

9

2

6

8

22

 

Hull

QMJHL

38

31

32

63

62

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2001-02

Grand Rapids

AHL

70

11

16

27

74

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

2002-03

Binghamton

AHL

67

19

16

35

101

-

-

-

-

-

10

1

0

1

10

2003-04

Hartford

AHL

16

6

3

9

13

-

-

-

-

-

16

3

4

7

28

 

Binghamton

AHL

59

19

23

42

79

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2004-05

Hartford

AHL

78

32

22

54

128

 

-

-

-

-

6

3

3

6

23

2005-06

New York Rangers

NHL

1

0

0

0

0

-1

0

0

0

0

-

-

-

-

-

 

Hartford

AHL

73

36

31

67

102

-

-

-

-

-

13

7

9

16

17

2006-07

CAPITALS

NHL

9

2

2

4

2

-4

0

0

0

11

-

-

-

-

-

 

Hershey

AHL

67

42

28

70

82

-

-

-

-

-

19

4

7

11

27

2007-08

Chicago

AHL

44

19

22

41

47

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

NHL TOTALS

 

10

2

2

4

2

-5

0

0

0

11

-

-

-

-

-

 
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