GIF: Sekera Helps Opponent Giroux Get Off the Ice


During the third period between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Philadelphia Flyers tonight, Flyers forward Claude Giroux suffered a cut on his left leg from Justin Faulk’s skate. As he was being helped off the ice by his teammates and medical staff, a classy gesture was made by opposing player Andrej Sekera.

Sekera stepped up and assisted Giroux to the tunnel, allowing him to lean on his shoulder. This remarkable act of sportsmanship was a touching moment that stood out in the game.

Initially, the injury appeared to be very serious. However, Giroux fortunately escaped with just a laceration and is probable for tomorrow’s game.

Sekera helps Giroux off the ice after scary injury

I got lucky there,” Giroux said. “I don’t know what to say. I’m just happy I’m good.”

This incident highlights the respect that exists among NHL players, even in the heat of competition.

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