For the last few weeks, Claude Giroux has been skating with players at a complex near Ottawa, but the gifted Flyers center is frustrated by the lack of progress in the labor dispute between the NHL and the NHLPA.

Im getting a little bored here just working out, Giroux, 24, told the Ottawa Sun. I kind of want to play games, get that rush of playing in hockey games.

He is considering playing in Europe during the owner-imposed lockout.

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