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Flyers begin preliminary discussions to extend Giroux

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TSN.ca Staff
6/14/2013 2:07:03 PM
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As the Philadelphia Flyers continue to work on a contract with recently acquired defenceman Mark Streit, TSN hockey analyst Darren Dreger reports the team has also begun preliminary discussions on extending Claude Giroux's contract.

The 25-year-old centre has one year left on a three-year, $11.25 million contract he signed ahead of the 2011-12 season. He is slated to become a restricted free agent after next season.

The two-time All-Star had 13 goals and 48 points in 48 games this season. In 333 career games over five seasons with the Flyers, Giroux has 91 goals and 291 points.

Claude Giroux (Photo: Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)

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