July 4, 2013

NHL Signing: Philadelphia Flyers, Claude Giroux Reportedly Agree To Eight Year Contract Extension

The Philadelphia Flyers and forward Claude Giroux have agreed on an eight-year, $66.2 million contract extension, according to multiple reports. Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia reports the average annual value is $8.275 million. Giroux, 25, is heading into the final year of a three-year contract that carries a $3.75 million annual salary-cap charge. The Flyers captain had 48 points (35 assists) in […]

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July 4, 2013

Philadelphia Flyers, Claude Giroux Reportedly Working Towards Eight Year Contract Extension

Claude Giroux and the Philadelphia Flyers are reportedly nearing an eight-year extension. According to ESPN and TSN insider Pierre LeBrun, Giroux’s new deal may pay him more than $8 million per season. The Flyers captain has one year left on his current deal.

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April 29, 2013

Philadelphia Flyers Will Keep Peter Laviolette As Head Coach

Any offseason shakeups needed to mold the Philadelphia Flyers back into a contender won’t include changing the coach, according to ESPN.com. Peter Laviolette has another chance to win the Cup with the Flyers, and will return for his fifth season with a chance to prove this was a one-year blip and not the start of downward […]

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March 21, 2013

NHL Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Flyers Interested In Bringing Back Jaromir Jagr?

Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News suggests that Dallas Stars forward Jaromir Jagr would be a great fit again with the Philadelphia Flyers. Particularly as linemate to forward Claude Giroux. “For my money, Jagr changes everything about the way Giroux plays the game. Jagr is able to win battles along the boards, hang onto the puck and find the open […]

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February 14, 2013

NHL Trade Rumors: Paul Holmgren Says Philadelphia Flyers Won’t Make Any Major Trades

The Philadelphia Flyers will not be making any major moves this season, at least, that’s what general manager Paul Holmgren said on Tuesday night. Despite the team’s struggles at time this season, Holmgren believes that it would be unwise to disrupt the young core that the team has developed over the past two seasons. Lead by superstar Claude […]

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July 27, 2012

NHL Signing: Philadelphia Flyers, Jakub Voracek Agree To Four-Year Contract

The Philadelphia Flyers signed forward Jakub Voracek to a four-year contract. The deal reportedly is worth $17 million, according to CSNPhilly.com. The 22-year-old restricted free agent, who will likely fill the void left by Jaromir Jagr on the Flyers top line with center Claude Giroux and left wing Scott Hartnell, will earn $4.25 million annually. […]

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May 15, 2012

Quick Hits: Iiro Tarkki, Mike Knuble, Nikita Filatov, Claude Giroux

Quick Hits from around the NHL: Iiro Tarkki has reportedly agreed to a two-year deal with the KHL’s Salavat Yulaev. Tarkki was scheduled to become a restricted free agent after spending the bulk of the 2011-12 campaign with AHL Syracuse. Mike Knuble is interested in playing in 2012-13. Knuble will be 40 on July 4th and he’s […]

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May 10, 2012

NHL Trade Rumor: James van Riemsdyk Could Be Available?

James van Riemsdyk‘s new deal kicks in next season and will pay him an average salary of $4.25 million over the next six years. The 23-year-old forward will be making $500,000 more than leading scorer Claude Giroux despite enduring an injury-plagued campaign in 2011-12 that saw him fail to live up to expectations. Van Riemsdyk […]

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May 7, 2012

Claude Giroux Suspended One Game For Hit On Dainius Zubrus

ESPN.com reports that Philadelphia Flyers forward  Claude Giroux has been suspended for one game for a hit on New Jersey Devils forward Dainius Zubrus during the second period of Sunday night’s game. Giroux will miss Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Tuesday. The Devils lead the series 3-1 and can close it out with a win. The 24-year-old has eight goals […]

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May 7, 2012

Claude Giroux Has Heard Monday For Hit On Dainius Zubrus

Katie Strang of ESPNNewYork.com reports Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux will have a hearing Monday regarding his hit Sunday night on New Jersey Devils Dainius Zubrus in the Devils’ 4-2 win. Giroux faces a potential suspension for the head shot he delivered to Zubrus, one that earned him a minor penalty for an illegal check to the head late in the second period. Zubrus returned […]

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