Giroux notched two assists, one on the power play, in Monday's 4-2 win over the Devils. The veteran forward had three multi-point efforts over the last five games to close out a disappointing campaign for Philadelphia. On the season, Giroux scored 16 goals and 43 points through 54 contests, and his 11 power-play points were his lowest total since he was seeing his first extended action in the NHL as a 20-year-old in 2008-09.
Giroux recorded two assists in Tuesday's 7-3 loss to the Penguins. Giroux helped out on goals by Sean Couturier and Travis Konecny in the contest. The 33-year-old Giroux is up to 41 points, 114 shots on net and a minus-5 rating through 51 contests this year. He continues to work in a top-line role, and his offense is worthy of such usage.
Giroux had two goals and an assist with four shots in Monday's 7-2 victory over Pittsburgh. He also went 11-3 (78.6 percent) at the faceoff dot. Giroux collected his 15th and 16th goals of the season while also drawing an assist on Shayne Gostisbehere's power-play tally. The 33-year-old Giroux has amassed five goals and an assist over his last five contests.
Giroux tallied a goal on five shots in a 6-4 loss to New Jersey on Tuesday. Giroux broke loose in front of the net and deked MacKenzie Blackwood to tie the game at 3-3 at 3:34 of the third period. Giroux has followed up an 11-game goal drought with three tallies and nine shots over his last two contests.
Giroux scored twice on two shots and had a pair of hits Sunday in a 4-3 shootout win over the Devils. He also went 10-6 (62.5 percent) on faceoffs. Giroux single-handedly erased New Jersey's lead with less than two minutes remaining, scoring twice with netminder Brian Elliott on the bench for an extra attacker. Giroux made it a 3-2 game with 1:26 left, corralling a loose puck at the bottom of the left circle and whistling a shot past MacKenzie Blackwood. He tied things up just 22 seconds later, redirecting a James van Riemsdyk feed on the doorstep. Giroux also beat Blackwood to open the shootout. The 33-year-old forward had entered the night without a goal in his previous 11 games and had provided just three assists in that time. Giroux has 35 points in 46 games on the year.
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