Claude Giroux shootout goal leads Flyers to 1-0 win over Maple Leafs

Ilya Bryzgalov and Claude Giroux lead the Flyers to a thrilling 1-0 shootout win

3/11/12 in NHL   |   Pat   |   5229 respect

Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov was the real hero for the Flyers against the Maple Leafs, with 29 saves in a 1-0 shootout win.

That having been said, there's no way to ignore this spectacular goal from Claude Giroux, which was the difference maker in the shootout




Giroux absolutely froze Leafs goalie Jonas Gustavsson, who had also been amazing in net, not allowing a single goal until Giroux's masterpiece.

Giroux's goal was straight out of Pavel Datstyuk's playbook. Datsyuk is known for this move, which is basically picking up the puck with the stick and throwing it into the goal like a lacrosse player.

Sick goal by Giroux, showing why he's one of the best players in the game right now. He leads the NHL in assists, and is 3rd in total scoring. This is just one of many great plays that he's made this year.
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3/13/12   |   derms33   |   17642 respect

kramer wrote:
Think of it as our own version of Sportscenter's Top 10 plays.  When we see something this awesome, we're gonna put it on Best of the Web.

it was pretty good, slow sports day

3/12/12   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

derms33 wrote:
YES!!!! Top news?  4 real?

Think of it as our own version of Sportscenter's Top 10 plays.  When we see something this awesome, we're gonna put it on Best of the Web.

3/12/12   |   derms33   |   17642 respect

YES!!!! Top news?  4 real?

3/11/12   |   phillysuper70s   |   510 respect

Flyers ...Awesome Win...Well Deserved....

3/11/12   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

I hate Philadelphia with every ounce of my existence when it comes to professional sports, but I have to put my Flyers hatred aside for Giroux.  That goal was a top 10 highlight reel shootout goal for the year.