Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/3/14

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 22: Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates against the Boston Bruins on October 22, 2009 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Golf season is over. Thankfully for the Flyers the clubs are now packed away and Claude Giroux was back on the ice with his teammates on Thursday for the first official day of training camp. It also marked Giroux’s first full practice since tearing through four tendons in his right hand on Aug. 15 in Ottawa. Skating alongside linemate Jake Voracek among a group of 19 other players Giroux did not appear out of place. Giroux caught and dished passes on Thursday at a normal rate of speed. He has not been cleared to shoot yet. Instead Giroux simply passed the puck to goaltenders when entering the zone. “I wasn’t too sure what I would be able to do but I was feeling good” Giroux said. “I wasn’t even sure I was going to be able to touch the puck. I didn’t really have a gameplan.” Previously Giroux skated with teammates in informal “captains practices” last week in Voorhees N.J. but didn’t participate in puck-moving drills. Thursday was a step in the right direction. His goal is to test...
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