2016 World Cup of Hockey

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Claude Giroux
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
01-12-1988
HT/WT
5'11 / 185
Shoots
R
Hometown
Hearst, Ont.
Club Team
Philadelphia (NHL)
Teams
2017 IIHF World Championship - Canada
2016 World Cup of Hockey - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Won the 2016 World Cup of Hockey with Canada … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic … Selected to attend Canada’s National Men’s Team orientation camp in September 2013 in Calgary, Alta., but was unable to attend due to an injury … Played for Canada at the 2013 IIHF World Championship in Sweden, finishing fifth … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2008 IIHF World Junior Championship in the Czech Republic … Played for Canada in the 2007 Canada/Russia Super Series in August/September 2007

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2016-17: His 10th NHL season, all with Philadelphia … His fifth season as Philadelphia captain … Second in Philadelphia scoring with 58 points (14-44-58) … Led Philadelphia and finished fourth in the NHL in power-play points (31) … Played in his 600th NHL game on Dec. 1 vs. Ottawa … 2015-16: Led Philadelphia in scoring with 67 points (22-44—67) … Seventh in the NHL in power-play points (27) … Recorded his 500th NHL point on Feb. 27 vs. Arizona … Played in his 500th NHL game on Oct. 14 vs. Chicago … Played in the NHL All-Star Game … 2014-15: Second in Philadelphia scoring with 73 points (25-48—73) … Led Philadelphia with 279 shots on goal … 2013-14: Third in NHL scoring with 86 points (28-58—86) … Finalist for the Hart Memorial Trophy, given to the NHL MVP … Scored his 100th NHL goal on Dec. 19 vs. Columbus … Recorded his 300th NHL point on Nov. 12 at Ottawa … 2012-13: Led Philadelphia in scoring with 48 points (13-35—48) … Played his 300th NHL game on Feb. 15 vs. New Jersey … Named Philadelphia’s 19th captain on Jan. 15 … 2011-12: Third in NHL scoring with 93 points (28-65—93) … Played in the NHL All-Star Game … 2010-11: Led Philadelphia in assists (51) and points (76) … Tied for second in the NHL with seven shorthanded points … 2009-10: Played his 100th NHL game on Feb. 6 vs. Minnesota … Played in the NHL All-Star Game … 2008-09: His first full NHL season … 2007-08: Made his NHL debut on Feb. 19 vs. Ottawa …  Minor Professional: Started the 2008-09 season with the AHL’s Philadelphia Phantoms, registering 34 points in 33 games … Amateur: Played three seasons with the QMJHL’s Gatineau Olympiques (2005-08) … Won the QMJHL championship and reached the Memorial Cup with Gatineau in 2008 … Named QMJHL playoff MVP in 2008 … Named to the CHL First All-Star Team in 2007-08 … Named to the QMJHL First All-Star Team in 2007-08 … Named to the QMJHL All-Rookie Team in 2007-08 … Undrafted in the OHL Priority Selection, and earned a roster spot with Gatineau after being invited to training camp in 2005 … Played for the Cumberland Grads of the Central Junior A Hockey League in 2004-05, registering 40 points in 48 games … Minor Hockey: Played in the Hearst Minor Hockey Association through his Peewee years … Won a provincial championship with his Peewee club in 2000-01 … Played Bantam and Midget AA with Cumberland Barons and helped them win the regional championship in 2002-03

PERSONAL

Son of Raymond and Nicole … Has one sister, Isabelle … Bilingual … Favourite NHL player growing up: Steve Yzerman … Favourite NHL team growing up: Montreal Canadiens … Voted the cover athlete for EA Sports’ NHL 13 video game … Launched a foundation to raise funds for a the Notre-Dame Hospital Foundation in his hometown of Hearst, which will facilitate the construction of a new physiotherapy and rehabilitation centre named the Claude Giroux Centre

Statistics

Games Played
P
G
Assists
PIM
6
0
0
0
0

Tournament Game Log

Date
Points
Goals
Assists
PIM
Sep 29, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 27, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 24, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 21, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 20, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 17, 2016
0
0
0
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2017 IIHF World Championship
10
6
2
4
4
2017 IIHF World Championship (Pre)
1
2
1
1
0
2016 World Cup of Hockey
9
0
0
0
0
Videos
Photos
2016-17 NMT: CAN 5 – HCL 2 (Championship)
Three second-period goals helped Canada to its 14th Spengler Cup.
2016-17 NMT: CAN 3 – MIN 2 (Semifinal)
Marc-Antoine Pouliot had three points, and Canada advanced to the Spengler Cup championship game.
2016-17 NMT: CAN 5 – MHK 1 (Quarter-Final)
Raymond, Gormley and Ebbett had 1G 2A each, and Canada advanced.
2016-17 NMT - CAN 4 – HCD 3 (Preliminary)
Ebbett scored the winner, and Canada edged the Spengler Cup hosts.
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