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: Colts' QB Carson Wentz Out 5 To 12 Weeks After Deciding To Get Surgery On Injured Foot
“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.EXCLUSIVE: Body Of Missing 26-Year-Old Casey Johnston Recovered, Believed To Have Been Killed In Crash, Authorities 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?”
Congratulations to the Girouxs … and Gritty!