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Claude Giroux's OT goal gives Flyers 3-2 victory over Blackhawks

Flyers coach Craig Berube was already getting ready for a shootout."I honestly was ready to pull out my lineup card," he said.Claude Giroux made sure it wasn't needed.Giroux scored at 4:55 of overtime to give the Flyers a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday.Giroux received a pass from defenseman Mark Streit and carried the puck over the blue line before letting a shot go from just above the right faceoff circle, beating Antti Raanta high to the blocker side."I went on the ice with maybe 15 seconds, 20 seconds, so I knew there wasn't a lot of time," Giroux said. "I was just trying to shoot as hard as I could to net. I didn't really aim, to be honest. I just shot it on net."Giroux had previously assisted on a Scott Hartnell goal in the first period for a two-point night.Since Chicago and Philadelphia last met on Dec. 11, in a 7-2 Blackhawks rout of the Flyers, no one in the league has been hotter Giroux. He's led the league with 51 points in 39 games.Asked about his captai...

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