If Claude Giroux Could Plow One Celebrity, It Would Probably Be Minka Kelly

Kyle Scott - January 26, 2012


Sweet Jesus

Claude Giroux, the Canadian jesus, spoke with Men’s Health earlier this month. The magazine interviewed him about many things, including his recent concussion, Scott Hartnell, and his intense workout routine. But, as you might have imagined, my sick mind focused on the part in which Giroux talked about his social life. An excerpt for your reading pleasure:

C’mon, you’re a celebrity now. That means you can Tweet at other celebrities. It’s time to get an actress to the Wells Fargo Center. Who’d be first on your list? 

Man, probably Minka Kelly—is she still with Derek Jeter or what? I’d invite her for sure. 

Have you had any memorable encounters with women off the ice? 

This one time we were just hanging at a restaurant and this girl came up to me. I’d signed an autograph on her shoulder a few weeks before, and she wanted to show me that she’d gone and gotten it permanently tattooed on her arm. 

Damn. I take it you guys won’t be going back there anytime soon. Where in Philly do you like to eat on your days off?  

I love Buddakhan. They have so much great stuff. Ever since the HBO documentary aired, though, we go to more low-key places. We’ve got lots of young players, so we’ll still go for a few beers here and there, but nothing too crazy. 

So if a 24-year-old hockey player living in Philly isn’t drinking or picking up women on the weekends, what’s he doing? 

On my off days, I just like to just relax a lot, play ping pong, stuff like that. In practice and in games you expend so much energy. Recently we’ve been on the road for about 12 days and the schedule’s been brutal, so we don’t get to go out a lot for long stretches. I honestly couldn’t tell you the last movie I saw.


Minka Kelly– good taste, Claude. Ms. CB’s doppelgänger (hate game, not player).

Sadly, however, Minka might be back with Jeter. It's OK, though, Claude, it's not as bad as the time John Mayberry Jr. had his agent send a creepy love letter to a married mermaid.

Read the full interview with Giroux here.

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  • StevieG January 26, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    Their celebrity couple name would be “Maude”.

  • Ed Snider's Wine January 26, 2012 at 2:36 pm

    Kyle Scott, lucky man!

  • Deezy January 26, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    I don’t get it…how drunk do you have to be before she starts looking even a little bit like Minka Kelly?

  • StevieG January 26, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    What the hell’re you talkin’ about, Deezy?

  • The Fake Iron Balls McGinty January 26, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    no bad kyle… not bad at all

  • Tom Byrne January 26, 2012 at 3:17 pm

    Your wife and I are both often confused as celebrities.

  • matt January 26, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    I’d rather not have our young rising star catch the herps off of any Jeter leavings.

  • Brent Celek January 26, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    Kyle drop her off at my spot 879 tonight around 10pm. Thanks

  • dennis January 26, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    she’s a babe Kyle, nice work.

  • Tyson January 26, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    Well I can only imagine that when you run a popular Philadelphia sports blog, the women just flock to your loins.

  • Schtick Coma January 26, 2012 at 4:12 pm

    Claude Gir-who? Haven’t seen him in a while.
    I confess that Ms. CB should consider someone who doesn’t have to blog for living (unless you can promise to sell out like Bill Simmons).

  • Brent Celek January 26, 2012 at 4:12 pm

    how bout that phil knight joe pa eulogy

  • frankenstein January 26, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    Wow, Kyle. Very well done.
    On an unrelated topic, I’m starting a sports blog.

  • Deezy January 26, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    @StevieG I’m talking about the fact that the girl in the picture that Kyle linked (which he conveniently changed to a different one since then) looks nothing like Minka Kelly. They both have brown hair, that’s about it. If we want to play the “What celebrity does she look like?” game I’ll go with a young Jillian Michaels.

  • Deezy January 26, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    I stand corrected, they’re practically identical twins…

  • Jeff Carter January 26, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    Your wife’s butt. Like gross.

  • K January 26, 2012 at 5:20 pm

    haha, this kid is delusional about his entire life. haha deezy, he really changed the linked picture? he must have received some bitching from “minka”

  • enosenos January 26, 2012 at 6:20 pm

    this is an easy one…..ms cb caught you jackin it to this chick so you made up the quickest lie you could think of….good work.

  • StevieG January 26, 2012 at 7:12 pm

    My bad @Deezy.
    I thought you were questioning the pic of Minka at the top.
    I never clicked the ‘doppleganger’ link but you’re right. Twins they ain’t.
    If Mrs CB were a clone of Kelly, this blog would never be updated.

  • Iron Balls McGinty January 26, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    I agree with me fake self (glad that he admits it).
    But Laddie, tell Ms. CB to let up on the tanning bed. Iffin not all her crowses feet are gonna spread all over her face and then body faster than she’d want. I hope your not like me and love her for her inside self (and I mean more than her girlie bits). Admit it, Slappy, do you LOVE her?! Hahahahahaah.
    Yeah, Now with his tastes in dames, Girouxver is even more one of me all time favourite Flyers. Smart of him to have the hots for an older gal (she’s 31.5 according to Wickipeedia). All the girls his age probbly aren’t as expeeriensed, and a guy like him (and meself) need a gal that can do something that no other woman can do hahahahahah.
    But as long as he stays away from Carts’ sloppie secondses (which ain’t easy to do), he’ll do fine. Like you Boyo (and probbly not like me) he seems intent on finding a good gal to stay in the long run with.

    The Real “Real” (and originall) Iron Balls McGinty—Often imposterered, never outclassed.

  • Stevie Janowski January 26, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    I just gained so much respect for Kyle by posting a pic of ms.cb knowing hes going to hear it from the commenters

  • Jack Clark January 26, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    Minka loves half bad people

  • BDD January 26, 2012 at 9:58 pm

    Ms CB is f-ing hot. If it ever doesnt work out with Kyle, the Big Dick Daddy will move right in there.

  • Mike January 27, 2012 at 6:56 am


  • MM January 27, 2012 at 8:56 am

    prove it.

  • Jonathan Cochran II January 27, 2012 at 10:49 am

    Terrible decision putting a picture on here. If you need legal representation I’m your guy.

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