Claude Giroux

Giroux was named the Flyers' team captain in 2013 and became the longest-tenured captain in team history during the 2020–21 season.

Claude Giroux in a file photo. (image credits: twitter)

Claude Giroux born on January 12, 1988, is a Canadian professional ice hockey center for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Before playing in the NHL, Giroux played his major junior career with the Gatineau Olympiques of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). He helped the team win a 2008 President’s Cup and earned the Guy Lafleur Trophy as the 2008 playoff MVP. Giroux was named the Flyers’ team captain in 2013 and became the longest-tenured captain in team history during the 2020–21 season. Giroux played his 1000th game with the Philadelphia Flyers on March 17, 2022.

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NHL and National debut

Giroux made his NHL debut when the Flyers visited the Ottawa Senators on February 19, 2008, recording no points and being the team’s first shooter in the shootout. He entered the 2006 NHL Entry Draft and was selected 22nd overall by the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers signed Giroux to an entry-level contract on July 23, 2007. Giroux made his debut with the Flyers in February 2008 and joined the roster full-time midway through the 2008–09 season. Giroux competed with Team Canada in the IIHF World Junior Ice Hockey Championship in 2008. He scored two goals and four assists in seven games to help Canada win its fourth consecutive WJC.

Notable Statistics

Total Points923
Total Goals294
Total Assists629

What is Claude Giroux’s networth?

Claude Giroux carries a net worth of approximately $10 million as of 2022. His base salary in the 2021-22 timeframe is $4 million while carrying a cap hit of $8,275,000 million. He signed an 8-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers of $66,200,000 million, with added $9 million bonus while carrying an annual average salary of $8,275,000 million, and a $66,200,000 signing bonus guaranteed. Even if his endorsement income is not calculated, Claude has a net worth of $10 million approximately where a major portion comes from his NHL plays. He has signed numerous deals and contract extensions with the teams he played with.

Who is Claude Giroux’s wife?

Giroux became engaged to his longtime girlfriend Ryanne Breton in December 2016, and the two married in July 2018. Their bonds grew stronger with each passing year until the duo held hands and recited their vows in 2018. The couple is the parents of two lovely kids. Their son Gavin was born on August 26, 2019. The couple’s second son, Palmer, was born on August 5, 2021. The two were blessed by the presence of their beloved ones along with their pet dogs who were welcomed to the position as ring bearers. They have not been in any form of conspiracies as of now and are enjoying their little moments with their family.

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