Dec 13, 2011, 12:05 PM EDT
The NHL’s leading scorer, Claude Giroux, is out indefinitely with a concussion.
Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced the news this morning on the team’s website.
“Claude reported not feeling very good today,” said Holmgren. “Over the past few days, his symptoms have gradually gotten worse. He will be out indefinitely with a concussion.”
Giroux suffered the injury Saturday when he was accidentally kneed in the head by teammate Wayne Simmonds in a game against the Lightning.
Winners of five straight, the Flyers play tonight in Washington, Thursday in Montreal and return home Saturday for a game against the Bruins.
Losing Giroux will hurt, but Philly’s got enough talent up front to get by without him in the short term. Hopefully the short term is all they’ll need to worry about.
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