— Randy Miller (@RandyJMiller) September 19, 2014
BSH – Claude Giroux has a lower-body injury, perhaps something wrong with his groin or leg, and he left practice just a few minutes into the first day of Flyers training camp Friday. Ron Hextall announced that the team is evaluating Giroux’s condition and will only say that it’s a lower-body ailment. Initial reports from Voorhees made it seem like this was nothing serious, but then time passed and Giroux didn’t return. Darroll Powe, in Flyers camp on an AHL contract, replace Giroux in line rushes, and Claude never returned to the ice. Judging from these comments from onlookers, it seems like a muscle problem in his leg is the best guess … but we’ll see.
Only 15 minutes into practice #1?!?!?!?! Fuck, G. Well, at least it wasn’t on the golf course.
Typical “Lower Body Injury” vagueness from the hockey guys. You can literally be decapitated and they’ll describe it solely as an “Upper Body Injury”. But like Broad Street Hockey indicates, hopefully it’s just muscular. Or the side effects of a curable STD. Either way, we need The Captain out there on the ice.
h/t The Alaskan Gambler