Claude Giroux arrested in Canada

Flyers captain lands behind bars in Ottawa

Claude Giroux arrested in Canada

Flyers captain Claude Giroux is on thin ice. According to a report in the Ottawa Sun newspaper, Giroux was arrested and spent the evening in jail following an incident with a police officer Tuesday night.

The report states that Giroux was cuffed for repeatedly grabbing the buttocks of a male officer at a bar. The report also notes that alcohol was likely a factor.

The NHL and the Flyers are still gathering information on the incident.

Giroux, helped lead the Flyers to the Stanley Cup playoffs this season.

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