Skip to main content

Ottawa Sun source says Claude Giroux allegedly arrested for grabbing a male officer's butt

As the free agent frenzy was rolling along on July 1, Philadelphia Flyers star Claude Giroux was celebrating his Canada Day in Ottawa, where he was arrested for grabbing a male officer's butt. Repeatedly.
The Hockey News

The Hockey News

While Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik were signing big-money deals and Dave Bolland was planning a move down to Florida, Claude Giroux was enjoying his Canada Day in Ottawa. Funny, it seems NHLers are trying to get out of there these days.

Also funny is why Giroux was allegedly arrested outside The Great Canadian Cabin, a bar in the city. The Ottawa Sun reported a source said Giroux was arrested for "repeatedly grabbing the buttocks of a male police officer." Tee hee, buttocks. Tee hee, repeatedly.

The Ottawa Police did not comment, but the source said Giroux was arrested and spent the night in jail. It was expected he would be released Wednesday without criminal charges.

Giroux has become a player to watch not just on the ice, but during the summer as well. Last off-season he injured his finger playing golf. His club shattered, splintered into his index finger and he needed six weeks recovery time after surgery.

Guy just can't seem to be able to keep his hands clean.

Which brings us to our very important poll question of the day: when you barbecue on the long weekend, do you toast the buns?

Follow Rory on Twitter

TOP HEADLINES

CA1_4094
Play

World Junior Championship Roundup: Canada, Sweden, Germany Snag First Wins

Canada and Sweden both won their first games of the World Junior Championship, while Germany bounced back with an important win over Austria on the second day of action in Edmonton.

20220810_191027

Oilers Superfan Ben Stelter Passes Away

Edmonton Oilers superfan Ben Stelter has passed away at the age of six after a battle with cancer, his father announced on Twitter.

USATSI_18103034
Play

NHL Hot Seat Radar: Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes have a deep team, but injuries in the crease plagued them last year. If the Hurricanes are going far this year, they'll need Frederik Andersen to stay healthy, at the very least.