THANKSGIVING WEEKEND: Traffic | Travel Guide | Weather | Holiday Guide | Mall Hours

Flyers’ Center Claude Giroux Out Indefinitely With Concussion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers star Claude Giroux is out indefinitely with a concussion.

Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said today that Giroux’s symptoms have gotten worse since he suffered a head injury against Tampa Bay last week.

Giroux leads the NHL with 39 points and has led the Flyers to the top of the Eastern Conference standings.

KYW’s Matt Leon speaks with‘s Dave Isaac about the Giroux news and tonight’s matchup with the Caps...

Right-click to download podcast

Giroux took an inadvertent knee to the head by teammate Wayne Simmonds at center ice in the last minute of the second period on Saturday. He did not return for the final period.

The Flyers had already ruled him out for tonight’s game at Washington.

The Flyers said yesterday that Giroux had been feeling better. But another examination today found Giroux has a concussion.

More CBS Philly Sports News

(Copyright 2011 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Top Content On CBSPhilly

More from Matt Leon
  • Flyers Road Trip Continues in Dallas « CBS Philly

    […] piece back tonight, as it is possible that forward Claude Giroux may return from that concussion (see related story) to skate against the […]

blog comments powered by Disqus
Taz Goes Big!
Download Now!

Listen Live