PHILADELPHIA FLYERS: Claude Giroux isn’t going to take over any all-time marks for the Flyers this season, but he’ll work his way up two important lists. First, Giroux will take aim at becoming only the fourth player in Flyers history to score 700 points for the franchise. He’s 23 points away, and will surpass Rick MacLeish on the way to the 700-point plateau. Second, Giroux should become just the second player to skate in 800 games for the Flyers. He needs to suit up in 62 games this season to
ya know....When I saw they had waived him I said to myself...."someone's gonna pick him up"
I agree though, I think Rubtsov deserves a better look. Martel has had his chances....
How long before Martel is scoring on the flyers while playing on a 4th line somewhere.....
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I seriously want to vomit every time I think about the possibility of going into an actual NHL season with Jordan fricken Weal at 3C. People should be fired for it even crossing their mind.
If he starts the season there, you won't be able to convince me that John Boruk sn't secretly running the Flyers.
By the way, Chris
The only caveat to that is the NHL workload as opposed to what he's used to in juniors. For the sake of argument, say he plays the year in Lehigh. He'll likely have one of Stolarz or Lyons to share the net with. If he plays 40ish he's ramped up the workload and against presumably harder competition.
Now, on the Flyers he shares the net with Elliott (if healthy) or Neuvirth (unlikely. He'll have hurt himself posting on Facebook). The bigger problem for me is th