NEWS
02/20/2016 15:42 EST | Updated 02/20/2017 00:12 EST

Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux misses rare game to injury

TORONTO — Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux will not play Saturday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs due to an upper-body injury.

Giroux is considered day-to-day, according to a statement from Flyers general manager Ron Hextall.

It's the first time this season that the 28-year-old from Hearst, Ont., has missed a game. 

Over the last three seasons, Giroux has played in 211 of 212 regular-season games.

Giroux leads the Flyers with 49 points (16 goals, 33 assists) this season.

The Canadian Press

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