Claude Giroux named NHL Third Star of the month

Claude Giroux named NHL Third Star of the month
April 1, 2014, 1:15 pm
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Claude Giroux compiled 15 assists and 21 points in March. (USA Today Images)

For the first time this season, the NHL has recognized a Flyer for his accomplishments on the ice.

Flyers captain Claude Giroux was named the league’s Third Star for the month of March.

Boston right wing Jarome Iginla was named No. 1 star, followed by Detroit right wing Gustav Nyquist.

Giroux led the three honorees during March in both assists (15) and points (21). The Flyers went 9-3-2.

Giroux, 26, accrued at least one point in 11 of 14 games, including seven multi-point performances and three three-point efforts.

He is currently third in the NHL scoring race with 78 points in 74 games. The Flyers are 19-2-1 when Giroux scores a goal this season and 32-13-3 when he records at least one point.

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