PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Flyers captain Claude Giroux and his wife Ryanne shared some big news on Valentine’s Day. The couple is expecting a baby boy in August.READ MORE: SEPTA Union President Releases Video Warning Its Members To Prepare For Possible Strike
“August can’t come soon enough,” tweeted Giroux. “Love you little man.”
Ryanne tweeted a photo of an ultrasound alongside a bowl of Valentine’s candy hearts that spell out “August 2019.”
After practice Thursday, Giroux said he can’t wait.READ MORE: Overnight Shooting In Fairhill Neighborhood Critically Injures 32-Year-Old, Police Say
“It’s great news, I think when something happens like that, it’s exciting,” Giroux said. “Maybe a little bit less sleep but other than that, it’s something I’m very excited about.”
And you know Gritty is excited to be an “UNCLE GRITTY.”
Or better yet, maybe a “Gritfather?”MORE NEWS: Flames Rip Through Casale Di Maggio Restaurant In Perkasie
Congratulations to the Girouxs … and Gritty!