East QF Game 1 Preview: Flyers, Rangers open series at MSG

Claude Giroux and the Flyers open the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal playoff series with the New York Rangers on Thursday night. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) After three days of anticipation, the run to the Stanley Cup begins tonight. The Flyers first playoff game in two years comes on the road in Madison Square Garden.  The New York Rangers are the opponent, and while...
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How the Rangers defensemen will matchup against Claude Giroux in the NHL playoffs

One area where the Rangers have excelled during the regular season matchups against the Flyers is their play against the orange and black’s most prolific player, Claude Giroux. Giroux has been held to two assists and only four shots on goal in the team’s four regular season matchups. If the Rangers expect to advance past the Flyers in this NHL playoff series, they will need to...
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Why the Philadelphia Flyers made the playoffs

Claude Giroux kept his promise. The Philadelphia Flyers rebounded from a disastrous start to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs, finishing third in the Metropolitan Division. Things certainly looked bleak in October and November for Philadelphia, who were 4-10-1 through their first 15 games. Captain Claude Giroux was also held goalless during that stretch. The Flyers were able to battle...
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Flyerdelphia's Week in Review (Week Ending 4/12)

Claude Giroux, Jake Voracek, and the Flyers clinched a postseason berth with their win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. (Photo courtesy of Bleacher Report) This past week on Flyerdelphia, we previewed, recapped, and analyzed the Flyers games of the week, provided coverage of the NCAA’s Frozen Four, and watched the Flyers clinch a playoff spot -- but not home ice advantage...
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Claude Giroux makes Good on his promise: the Philadelphia Flyers clinch spot in Stanley Cup Playoffs

 With the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers Tuesday night, they have punched their tickets to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.  Eight games into the season, the Flyers were sitting at 1-7 and dead-last in the NHL. Their offense was anemic and their defense wasn't a whole lot better. On Oct. 22, Flyers captain Claude Giroux promised that the Flyers were going...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Bound: Giroux Makes Good On Prediction For Flyers

  Captain Claude Giroux made good on his promise back in November, guaranteeing the Flyers would make the playoffs. This, after a horrific 1-7 start to the season, and the firing of then head coach Peter Laviolette. Needing four points to stave off the wild cards, the Flyers snagged two of them against the Sabres, and needed only two more. Enter the Florida Panthers. Utilizing what...
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Morning After: Giroux, Flyers deliver on promise

Claude Giroux scores his second goal on Tuesday night's 5-2 win over the Panthers. (Photo Courtesy of "We'll take it game-by-game and we will make the playoffs." Remember those words? Claude Giroux, captain of the Flyers, made that bold statement eight games into the season with the Flyers record sitting at 1-7-0. It was October 21. On April 9, in Game...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Giroux and the case for the Hart Trophy runners-up

Yesterday afternoon, the question was posed to the Puck Drunk Love staff. With all the drooling and stroking of Patrice Bergeron’s chances at the Hart Trophy sauntering south from New England over the last few weeks, why is there no similar push for Claude Giroux rising from the streets of Philadelphia? Let’s get one thing straight here: there is no debate about who is going...
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Flyers Five: What to watch for in a playoff run

Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek celebrate a goal against Pittsburgh in Game 6 of the 2012 Eastern Conference semifinals -- the second-to-last playoff series for the Orange and Black. (Photo Courtesy of The Orange and Black have a chance to clinch their first playoff berth since 2012 with a win over Florida on Tuesday night. The Stanley Cup Playoffs always produce interesting...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: If the season ended today

Last week the Philadelphia Flyers suffered a 3-1 loss to the New York Rangers on NBC’s Wednesday Rivalry Night. This continues the Flyers woes at Madison Square Garden. Philadelphia has now dropped their last eight games at the Square, with a combined score of 31-9. New York’s fans showed a playoff-like atmosphere when the Flyers came to town. This was perhaps to give them a...
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