Star center Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers is leaving his club in the German league to seek medical attention for a neck injury, his agent Pat Brisson told ESPN.com Tuesday morning.
The Flyers announced Monday they would be without Danny Briere and Nicklas Grossmann due to injuries sustained in their brawl-filled win over the Penguins.
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