Sources: Flyers. Giroux close to extension

Claude Giroux. (Matt Slocum/AP)

The Flyers and Claude Giroux are moving closer to a contract extension. The deal is not finalized but could be with a day or two.

The deal for Giroux, the Flyers' captain, will be for 8 years and $66 million, according to sources. The new deal will kick in for the 2014-15 season.

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