Claude Giroux has seen his points total drop each of the last three seasons. He finished 2016-17 with 14 goals, his lowest over the course of a full season since 2008-09.
The Philadelphia Flyers captain has, especially over the last two years, seen his eight-year, $66.2 million contract become an albatross. His deal holds a $8.275 million cap hold through the 2021-2022 season and a no-move clause, meaning Giroux has final say on any deal.
The Flyers appear open to making a move themselves. Bob McKenzie of TSN appeared on Montreal's TSN 690 and said the Flyers are looking at potential deals, though nothing is imminent.
Per"They did say that there have been a couple of calls recently from teams asking just, 'Is he available? Would he be available? Would they consider going down that road?'
"And the Flyer answer is very simple: A) He's got a no-move clause, B) We'll obviously listen
The Flyers have one problem: It does not appear Giroux is remotely willing to leave Philadelphia.