Originally posted on Flyerdelphia  |  Last updated 10/22/13
Flyers captain Claude Giroux guaranteed the Flyers will make the playoffs on Monday. (Kevin Durso/Flyerdelphia) When you’re the captain of any team, especially in a city like Philadelphia, a start like the one the Flyers are off to demands strong explanation and serious correction. Claude Giroux went pretty far with his. He guaranteed a turnaround of epic proportions. “When you have the record we have right now, you’re a little frustrated and you try to figure out what’s going on,” Giroux said. “We know there’s not a lot of hockey left to play here. We’re not far at all. How many points are we off, six? To think that with the start we had, we’re that close. We’ve never thought that we’re not going to make the playoffs. “We’ll take it here game-by-game and we will make the playoffs.” Now that’s something. Be careful there, G, and don’t write a check your team can’t cash. Giroux is right. The Flyers aren’t that far behind in terms of the standings. Giroux is right again.
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