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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


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
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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 50 37 9 4 161 110 78
2 FLA 51 31 15 5 141 112 67
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 146 132 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 51 27 18 6 149 136 60
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14 TOR 50 19 22 9 116 134 47
15 BUF 52 21 26 5 119 137 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Giroux 49 16 27 -3 43
J. Voracek 49 8 33 3 41
W. Simmonds 49 18 16 -4 34
B. Schenn 47 14 15 -1 29
S. Couturier 40 9 15 9 24
S. Gostisbehere 31 8 16 4 24
M. Read 48 9 9 -5 18
S. Laughton 49 4 10 -6 14
M. Raffl 49 6 6 4 12
M. Del Zotto 47 3 9 -8 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 12 6 .916 2.71
M. Neuvirth 11 6 2 .933 2.14
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