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RESULTS: Giroux's OT winner advances to Finals

Giroux edges out Mason to face himself in the Final of the 2013-14 Highlight of the Year Tournament

Friday, 08.29.2014 / 1:32 PM ET / News
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RESULTS: Giroux\'s OT winner advances to Finals
Giroux edges out Mason to face himself in the Final of the 2013-14 Highlight of the Year Tournament


RESULTS: Claude Giroux earned just over 55 percent of the votes to defeat Steve Mason's amazing save on Pens' Beau Bennett in the second semifinal fan vote in the Flyers Highlight of the Year Tournament.

In what would be a common storyline all season, Giroux raced down the wing with the final seconds of overtime ticking off.

Using the defenseman as a screen, he fired a rocket over the shoulder of Chicago netminder Antti Raanta to steal a victory in dramatic fashion over the defending Stanley Cup Champions. It was part of a streak that saw the Flyers win five straight games in mid-March.

Giroux will now face off against himself in the Finals to determine the "Highlight of the Year". This week's winner, his last second winner in OT against the Blackhawks will go up against the ever popular backhand, no-look flip against the Blue Jackets.

But for now, check out the highlight fans chose to advance to the Finals.


Giroux races down the right side & scores the game winner in the final seconds of OT
(click here for full screen)


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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 76 48 21 7 231 179 103
2 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
3 x - TBL 78 47 24 7 250 204 101
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 WSH 77 42 25 10 227 190 94
7 DET 76 40 23 13 221 208 93
8 BOS 77 39 25 13 204 198 91
9 OTT 76 38 26 12 220 204 88
10 FLA 77 35 27 15 192 210 85
11 CBJ 76 37 35 4 210 234 78
12 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
13 NJD 77 31 33 13 170 197 75
14 CAR 76 28 37 11 176 208 67
15 TOR 77 29 42 6 201 245 64
16 BUF 76 21 47 8 148 255 50

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 76 21 55 7 76
C. Giroux 75 23 46 2 69
W. Simmonds 75 28 22 -5 50
M. Streit 75 9 36 -10 45
B. Schenn 76 14 25 -7 39
S. Couturier 76 13 17 1 30
M. Del Zotto 58 9 20 -5 29
M. Read 74 7 22 -7 29
M. Raffl 61 20 6 7 26
V. Lecavalier 52 7 11 -10 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 15 17 11 .927 2.24
R. Emery 10 10 6 .892 3.15
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