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A Night Claude Giroux May Want To Forget

via the Ottawa Sun,

Philadelphia Flyers star Claude Giroux spent the night in an Ottawa Police cell after an incident involving a police officer, sources tell the Sun.

Although few details were immediately available, a source said Giroux was arrested for repeatedly grabbing the buttocks of a male police officer. Alcohol is believed to have been involved.

The incident occurred at a bar in the Byward Market the source said.

Ottawa Police have refused any comment on the incident. Police said they cannot comment unless charges are laid, but several sources did confirm to the Sun Giroux spent the night in jail.

Sources say he is expected to be released without any criminal charges.

The 26-year-old Giroux was reportedly seen inside a police cruiser in Ottawa sometime around 9 p.m. on July 1. A Twitter post by shaheed09 reads "Claude Giroux in the back of a cop car downtown ottawa". it was posted to Twitter Tuesday at 9:19 p.m.

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Trade him to Columbus. Then Columbus can trade him to the Kings.

Posted by mc keeper on 07/02/14 at 10:22 AM ET

Vladimir16's avatar

a source said Giroux was arrested for repeatedly grabbing the buttocks of a male police officer

Pfffttt…. who hasn’t done that.

Posted by Vladimir16 from Grand River Valley on 07/02/14 at 10:23 AM ET


Wow!  I can’t wait for the signs this season.

Posted by gretzky_to_lemieux on 07/02/14 at 10:30 AM ET

shanetx's avatar

I read this thinking Claude Lemieux and it was the best morning I’ve ever had.  Now I realize it’s Giroux and I’m sad.  I could not care less about Giroux but man did I want it to be Lemieux.

Posted by shanetx from Floydada, Texas on 07/02/14 at 10:36 AM ET

Paul's avatar

“We are aware of reports surrounding Claude Giroux. Until we have more information, we will withhold making any further comment.” -Hextall

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 07/02/14 at 10:37 AM ET

awould's avatar

Cops don’t like that?

Posted by awould on 07/02/14 at 11:17 AM ET

OlderThanChelios's avatar

...Giroux was arrested for repeatedly grabbing the buttocks of a male police officer. Alcohol is believed to have been involved.

It’s the last line there that made me laugh the hardest. Alcohol is believed to have been involved? Really? Shocking.

Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 07/02/14 at 12:02 PM ET

Iggy_Rules's avatar

And here we thought that Richards and Carter were the party boys in PHI…

Posted by Iggy_Rules from Calgary, Canada on 07/02/14 at 12:22 PM ET

Down River Dan's avatar

Could’ve be worse, could’ve been in a tele-tubby costume.

Posted by Down River Dan on 07/02/14 at 12:29 PM ET


“repeatedly grabbing the buttocks of a male police officer” Well I guess he never slept with Hartnell’s wife but maybe he slept with her husband. LOL.

Posted by Puckbubba on 07/02/14 at 12:30 PM ET

Kate from PA now in SC-made in Detroit's avatar

I cannot resist.


Lets Go Red Wings!!!!!

Posted by Kate from PA now in SC-made in Detroit on 07/02/14 at 01:35 PM ET

tuxedoTshirt's avatar

Giroux’s the best.  Ever have a golf club explode in your hands and *#$%@& up your finger?

Posted by tuxedoTshirt from the Home of the 1937 World Champions on 07/02/14 at 11:00 PM ET

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