Giroux has come alive during Philadelphia's current 6-0-1 run, recording three goals and five assists. He tallied seven points through the team's first 4-10-1 start.
Giroux seems to be heating up, recording five points over his last five games after posting seven points in his first 15 games. He appears to be more aggressive, averaging 3.8 shots in the last five compared to 2.1 shots in his previous 15 contests.
Giroux's season continues to be a disappointing one as he's still without a goal despite 29 shots. His minus-10 rating is among the league's worst.
Giroux sustained tendon damage when a golf club shattered and splintered into his finger Thursday. It's unknown what caused the club to shatter. Giroux is expected to make a full recovery in five to six weeks. Last month, Philadelphia signed Giroux to an eight-year contract extension worth over $64 million.
Giroux is entering the final year of his contract. The Flyers top play-making offensive threat, he's a two-time 25-goal scorer. He had 13 goals and 35 assists for 48 points in 48 games last season. Overall, he has 291 points (91 goals, 200 assists) in 333 career games spread over six seasons in Philadelphia.
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