The Flyers didn’t make a big splash in free agency, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t positive news coming out of Philadelphia.
After going under the knife in mid-May to repair a sports hernia and a hip injury, Flyers star center Claude Giroux is ahead of schedule and appears as though he’ll have additional time to recover ahead of the World Cup in September, where he’s set to compete as part of Canada’s roster. The original recovery time for the surgery was expected to be anywhere from 10-12 weeks, but Giroux hit the ice in Philadelphia this week, which means he’s back in action just nine weeks after his surgery.
That Giroux, 28, is healthy ahead of schedule bodes well for the Flyers, especially as the past campaign was a disappointing one for the club’s captain. Read more