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The Philadelphia Flyers kept their winning streak going despite losing another key player to injury. The Philadelphia Flyers extended their winning streak to a season-high five games with a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night. Danny Briere, Jaromir Jagr, Wayne Simmonds scored in the second period to lead the Flyers to their seventh victory in their past eight games to remain...
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Flyers center Claude Giroux will not make the trip to Washington for Tuesday night's game as he recovers from a head injury.
Giroux, who leads the NHL with 39 points, was hit in the back of the head by teammate Wayne Simmonds on Saturday night against Tampa Bay.
Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren made the announcement Monday. He says Giroux is feeling better and will get...
from Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Flyers center Claude Giroux, the NHL’s leading scorer, is making progress, but general manager Paul Holmgren did not give a timetable for his return to the lineup on Sunday.
Giroux, who suffered a head injury in Saturday’s 5-2 win over Tamps Bay, will be evaluated again on Monday morning.
In a statement, Holmgren said Giroux “felt...
Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren tried to put on a brave face on Saturday night.
He said that Claude Giroux was "okay" but his body language seemed to be saying, "We're really hoping that he doesn't have a concussion but we don't know."
It will be days before Giroux is really out of danger. Then again, as we've seen with Chris Pronger...
Scott Hartnell and the Flyers continued their strong play, but the win came with some negatives. Claude Giroux and Ilya Bryzgalov both left the game due to injury.
Giroux took a knee to the back of the head from Wayne Simmonds, but Paul Holmgren did not make it seem too serious after the game.
Ilya Bryzgalov also left the game in the third period due to a right thigh injury, but...
Flyers center Claude Giroux will not make the trip to Washington for Tuesday night's game as he recovers from a head injury. Giroux, who leads the NHL with 39 points, was hit in the back of the head by teammate Wayne Simmonds on Saturday night against Tampa Bay. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren made the announcement Monday.
Today in Voorhees, the Philadelphia Flyers will prepare for tomorrow night's game in Washington against the Capitals. Philadelphia will look to extend its December winning streak to six straight games.
Nevertheless, it's a safe bet that the lion's share of the attention will be on the status of Claude Giroux (and, to a lesser extent, Ilya Bryzgalov).
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In an early afternoon press conference, Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby admitted to a recurrence of concussion-like symptoms, and will be out indefinitely. Crosby was only eight games into his return from a series of concussions suffered in January of 2011 before this most recent setback.
Three hundred miles to the east, Philadelphia...
By David Strehle
NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor
The Flyers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-2 tonight, but there should be a guarded enthusiasm that goes along with the victory. NHL leading scorer Claude Giroux and goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov each left the game early with apparent injuries.
Giroux, who assisted on two second period goals, was accidentally kneed in the head by teammate...
By Alexander Monaghan
In the NHL, injuries are simply a part of the game. Yesterday, the injuries piled up with such notable names as Zdeno Chara, Ilya Bryzgalov and Claude Giroux hitting the injured list. However, the two injuries we want to focus on were especially gruesome and thanks to Twitter we have screencaps of the proof.
Option #1: Derek Dorsett lower left leg...