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Senators' Claude Giroux: Sets new career high in goals
Giroux scored his 35th goal of the season in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Sabres.
His tally midway through the second period gave Ottawa a 3-2 lead, but the team couldn't hold it. Giroux was rejuvenated by his move to the Senators -- the 35-year-old's 35 goals are a career high, topping the 34 he scored back in 2017-18 for Philly, and his 79 points is his best total since 2018-19.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: Tallies three points in win
Giroux tallied two goals and added an assist in Monday's 3-2 win over the Hurricanes.
Giroux opened the scoring 5:51 into the first period before assisting on Tim Stutzle's goal later in the frame. Giroux would then score the game-winner in the third, backhanding a shot over the glove of Frederik Andersen. The 35-year-old Giroux has scored in his last four contests. He's up to 34 goals and 78 points in 81 games, his highest total since the 2018-19 season.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: First goal in 10 games
Giroux (illness) scored a goal Thursday in a 5-4 overtime win over Philadelphia.
It was his first goal in 10 games (five assists). Giroux has 29 goals and 72 points in 75 games in his first season in Ottawa. The forward last hit this goal mark in 2017-18 when he found twine 34 times.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: Practicing Thursday
Giroux (illness) is back at practice Thursday, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Giroux missed practice Wednesday as he was under the weather. He has not found the back of the net in his last nine games, but does have five assists. Giroux has 28 goals and 71 points in 74 games this season, his best year since 2018-19 when he had 85 points for the Flyers.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: Dealing with illness
Giroux is under the weather and missed practice Wednesday, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Giroux is currently stuck in a nine-game goal drought but has racked up 28 shots and five assists over that stretch. Despite the goal slump, the veteran should be capable of offering top-half fantasy value if he can suit up versus the Flyers on Thursday. If not, Mathieu Joseph or Drake Batherson could be in line for a promotion to the top trio.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: Breaks up shutout bid
Giroux scored a goal on two shots, added two hits and logged two PIM in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Canucks.
Giroux got the Senators on the board at 13:39 of the third period, breaking up Thatcher Demko's shutout bid. Over his last 12 games, Giroux has seven goals and 10 helpers with a plus-9 rating. The 35-year-old forward has secured his highest point total since 2018-19, with 28 goals and 66 points through 65 appearances. He's added 160 shots on net, 53 hits, 24 PIM and a plus-7 rating in a top-six role.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: Earns two points in win
Giroux scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist and added two PIM in Thursday's 5-4 win over the Kraken.
Giroux didn't let the Kraken's 4-3 lead stand for long, responding after just 38 seconds by capitalizing on a turnover. He would force another turnover late in the frame, earning a secondary helper on Alex DeBrincat's game-winning goal. Giroux had been held off the scoresheet in the last two games after racking up 10 points across his previous four outings. The 35-year-old now has 27 tallies, 65 points (matching his total from last year), 158 shots on net, 51 hits and a plus-8 rating through 64 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: Four-game, 10-point streak
Giroux scored a goal and added two assists in a 5-3 win over the Rangers on Thursday.
Giroux was instrumental in the comeback win. He set up the tying goal by Derick Brassard at the start of the third and then scored the ultimate winner a few minutes later. He then set up the insurance goal by Tim Stutzle at 17:18. Giroux's current point streak stands at four games and 10 points (three goals, seven assists), and he has a goal in each of his last three games. At 35, Giroux has 63 points, including 26 goals, in 61 games, a pace he hasn't delivered since his 2018-19 season in Philly.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: Two points against Wings
Giroux scored a power-play goal and added an even-strength assist in Tuesday's 6-1 win over Detroit.
He supplied some insurance in the final two periods after Ottawa had already jumped out to a 4-1 lead through 20 minutes. Giroux has found another gear since the calendar flipped to 2023, and over the last 15 games the 35-year-old has piled up 10 goals and 21 points, pushing him back up to a point-a-game pace for the season -- something he hasn't accomplished over a full campaign since 2018-19.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: Posts four points in win
Giroux tallied a goal and three assists in Monday's 6-2 win over the Red Wings.
Giroux was a difference-maker in the Ottawa win, picking up a goal and two assists in the second period before adding a third helper in the final frame. The 35-year-old Giroux has had a solid first season with the Senators with 24 goals and 34 assists through 59 games. He'll continue to offer decent scoring upside while playing on the Sens' power play.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: Reaches 50 points
Giroux registered a goal in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Blackhawks.
Giroux jumped out on a breakaway and deked goalie Petr Mrazek for his 22nd goal and 50th point of the season. The venerable veteran is averaging 0.93 points per game in his debut campaign with Ottawa, and fantasy managers have been treated to seven goals and four assists from Giroux in the past 10 games.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: Streak at six games, 10 points
Giroux scored a goal in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Oilers.
Giroux extended his point streak to six games and 10 points (six goals, four assists), and he has scored in five straight games, tying his career high. The goal came on the power play in the second when he redirected a centering pass from Ridly Greig.... See More ... See Less
Senators' Claude Giroux: Point streak reaches five games
Giroux contributed a goal in the Senators' 5-4 win against Montreal on Tuesday.
Giroux opened the scoring with his marker at 2:57 of the first period. It was his 20th goal and 48th point in 50 games this season. The 35-year-old extended his point streak to five games, and Giroux has five goals and nine points over that span.... See More ... See Less
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