Claude Giroux gets 8-year extension

Updated: July 5, 2013, 10:56 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Philadelphia Flyers and captain Claude Giroux finalized an eight-year extension on Thursday.

The deal is worth $66.2 million, sources told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun, with an average of $8.275 million a year and a full no-movement clause.

Giroux still has one more year left on his current deal, so the new extension kicks in for the 2014-15 season.

"We are pleased to announce that we have agreed to an eight year contract extension with Claude Giroux," ...

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