Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 1/6/13

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)
According to a report from Flyers' beat writer Randy Miller, you can look for Claude Giroux to be named captain before the season opener. This is a move that was desired and expected by many Flyers fans.  The naming of Giroux has captain has not yet been made official by the team, but if true, you can expect to hear the announcement in the coming days. With the lockout ending early Sunday morning, players will prepare for the upcoming season. The National Hockey League has not announced the date on which their 48-50 game season will begin. Andrew Dintino is a Featured Writer covering the Philadelphia Flyers for Buzz on Broad and a Weekly Contributor to The Orange Update. You can follow him on twitter @AndrewD48 for the latest news regarding the Philadelphia Flyers. With any questions, contact via email: adintino@buzzonbroad.com
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