The following article appeared at www.courierpostonline.com on January 8, 2018 featuring Union College alum Shayne Gostisbehere.
By Dave Isaac
It wasn’t until the waning weeks of last season that Flyers captain Claude Giroux came clean on why he wasn’t up to snuff.
Once he admitted that offseason surgery to his hip and abdomen held back his skating so much he couldn’t produce offensively, it seemed he might not be alone.
“Frustrating,” Giroux said last April, summarizing his season. “When you try to do something and you can’t do it, your mind wants to do something but your body doesn’t do it, it’s frustrating.”
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