Dan Girardi

Dan Girardi  #5

New York Rangers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: April 29, 1984  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Welland, ON, Canada
Shoots: Right
Last Game: Recorded an assist in 20:40 of ice time on Mar. 2 vs. NSH - Has notched five assists/points in the last nine games DAN'S THE MAN - Is one of nine defensemen to skate in at least 600 career regular season games with the Rangers - Has played in more games than any undrafted defenseman who was Draft eligible in franchise history 2014-15 - Leads the Rangers in blocked shots (125) and hits (169), ranks second in average ice time (23:01), is tied for fourth in SHA (one), and is tied for sixth in SHP (one) - Ranks second among team defensemen in SOG (90), ranks third in assists (15), SHA, and SHP, and is tied for third in points (17), PPA (two), and PPP (two) - Leads team defensemen in primary assists (nine) - Tied a career-high with a three-game assist/point streak from Feb. 14-19 - Skated in his 600th career NHL game on Dec. 21 vs. CAR - Logged at least 30:00 of ice time in three straight games from Nov. 1-5; became first Ranger to do so since Leetch from Dec. 9-27, 2000
AHL All-Rookie Team (2006) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2012) Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2006.
Quote of the Day

It's something that you don't really envision starting this way, but when you put the work in you don't feel like it's unwarranted. You definitely don't envision it unfolding this way, but you do think you can be successful at this level.

— Senators goalie Andrew Hammond, who defeated the Jets on Wednesday to improve to 6-0-1 since making his first NHL start on Feb. 18