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Claude Giroux returns to Flyers

DALLAS -- Philadelphia Flyers leading scorer Claude Giroux returned to the lineup Wednesday night against the Dallas Stars after missing four games with a concussion.

Giroux was injured against Tampa Bay on Dec. 10 when he was accidentally hit in the back of the head by the knee of teammate Wayne Simmonds.

Giroux entered Wednesday night's game with 39 points (16 goals, 23 assists), tying him with Toronto's Phil Kessel, Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin and Vancouver's Henrik Sedin for the league lead.