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Top Moments: Claude Giroux Season in Review

Giroux wraps up another season as the Flyers lone all-star and point leader

by Brian Born | Contributor @NHLFlyers

Season Highlights: Claude Giroux

Top moments of Giroux's season

Top moments of Giroux's season

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Even after 12 years in the NHL, Claude Giroux hasn't stopped impressing. The Flyers captain just completed his third consecutive 82 game season and led the club with 85 points (22G-63A). The versatile forward also continued to club the Flyers all-time leaderboard this year after playing in his 800th career game (3rd all-time), recorded his 500th assist (2nd all-time) and 700th NHL point (fourth all-time).

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: 8������0������0������ games in orange and black. Congrats, @28CGiroux!

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: The 8������0������0������ games club. #LetsGoFlyers

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: The 5������0������0������ Club. #LetsGoFlyers

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: Mr. 7������0������0������������#LetsGoFlyers

This summer, Giroux and his wife Ryanne are expecting to welcome a baby boy into the world, a first child for the couple. Soon, the Giroux household will be a family of five (we can't forget about Harvey and Charlie, obviously)!  

Instagram from @ryannegiroux: Baby BOY we are so excited to meet you!!💙💙 #happyvalentinesday

Instagram from @28cgiroux: Obligatory family photo.

Check out some of The Captain's top moments from the 2018-19 season below.

Video: The Captain reviews his season


Mr. Do It All
Goal. Of. The. Season.

Video: PHI@TBL: Giroux dazzles with spectacular goal


Silky Smooth
Crawford reaches, Giroux teaches.
Video: CHI@PHI: Giroux kicks off scoring with gorgeous goal


Third Star Honors
Three wins out west and eight points (3G-5A) was more than enough for Claude to earn the NHL's Third Star of the Week honors.

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: ������ Congrats, @28CGiroux! ������Our captain has been named the @NHL's Third Star of the Week after posting eight points (3g-5a) and a +8 plus/minus rating in three games played!


Face-Off Champ
You know G wasn't going to lose this face-off with good friend and former teammate Scott Hartnell dropping the puck.

Video: NSH@PHI: Scott Hartnell drops the ceremonial puck


Sweet Setups
A pure playmaker, Giroux has uncanny vision that's made him one of the prominent assist leaders in the NHL.

Video: LAK@PHI: Couturier strikes on Giroux's great pass

Video: BOS@PHI: Lindblom scores for Giroux's 500th assist

Video: PHI@NYI: Patrick slams home Giroux's feed


Olympiques Honor
Giroux surpassed the 100-point mark in each of his three seasons with the Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL) from 2005-08, and was enshrined with the hanging of his #28 from the rafters at the Robert Guertin Centre.

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: Congrats, @28CGiroux! G���s number 2������8������ was retired by the @LesOlympiques and hoisted to the rafters on Wednesday night!


Shooting Stars
G made his sixth NHL All Star Weekend appearance this season, but he brought along his best bud Gritty, who made his debut at the mid-season classic.

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: This is so pure. 🧡🖤#NHLAllStar | #LetsGoFlyers

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: Every breath you take,Every move you make,Every bond you break,Every step you take,@GrittyNHL will be watching Claude. #NHLAllStar | #LetsGoFlyers

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: The thirst is real. #NHLAllStar

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: Let @28CGiroux tell you about his best friend. #NHLAllStar


The Hero at The Linc...
In a storybook ending, it was Captain Giroux who sealed the most dramatic comeback of the season in the 4-3 OT victory over the Pens at Lincoln Financial Field.

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: Hungry dogs skate faster.#StadiumSeries | #LetsGoFlyers

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: The outdoor OT GWG in his 800th career @nhl game! @28cgiroux had an unforgettable night. #StadiumSeries | @easportsnhl

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: Kings stay kings. #StadiumSeries | #LetsGoFlyers

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: Pittsburgh blew a 3-1 lead. #StadiumSeries

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