Monday, May 7, 2012


  • If the Flyers are going to avoid elimination on Tuesday night in Game 5 against New Jersey, they are going to have to do it without their top point producer and leader.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux has been suspended one game -- Tuesdays crucial Game 5 -- for his hit on the Devils Dainius Zubrus during Sundays Eastern Conference semifinal Game 4.
  • (First Coast News)
  • After the Philadelphia Flyers Game 4 loss to the New Jersey Devils, Claude Giroux didnt believe his hit to the head of Dainius Zubrus would result in any NHL supplemental discipline. I should be fine for Game 5, he said.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Philadelphia Flyers star forward Claude Giroux was suspended for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals for delivering a shoulder check to the head of Devils forward Dainius Zubrus, the NHL announced Monday.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • VOORHEES, N.J. -- Claude Giroux has to watch Philadelphias attempt at saving its postseason from the press box. He can only hope he hasnt played his last game of the season.
  • (ESPN)
  • NEWARK, N.J. - Claude Giroux has become the Flyers leader, and no one questions it. He is them and they are him and that is that, at least for now.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • The National Hockey League has suspended the Philadelphia Flyers leading scorer Claude Giroux one game for his illegal hit to the head of New Jersey Devils forward Dainius Zubrus.
  • (YAHOO!)
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  • (YAHOO!)
  • Giroux will miss Tuesdays Game 5 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The Flyers, who lost 4-2 on Sunday in Newark, N.J., trail the series, 3-1. Zubrus was not injured and returned to play. He said he was fine and will be ready to go for Game 5.
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  • I was hoping Claude Giroux would not be suspended for Game 5. The forwards high hit on Dainius Zubrus was worth the one game in Brendan Shanahans sin bin.
  • (The Star-Ledger - (blog))

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