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Dan Girardi

Dan Girardi  #5

New York Rangers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: April 29, 1984  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Welland, ON, Canada
Shoots: Right
Last Game: Tied for the game-high with 3 blocked shots and recorded 1 SOG in 20:13 of ice time yesterday at BOS - Has tallied 6 points (1 G, 5 A) in the last 12 games, including 5 points (1 G, 4 A) in the last 10 games - Has recorded at least 4 blocked shots in 5 of the last 10 games (33 blocked shots over the span) BLUESHIRT BULLETS: - Leads the NHL in blocked shots (1,342) and ranks 2nd in GP (640) since 2007-08 - Leads NYR in GP (674), blocked shots (1,383), and hits (1,572) since 2005-06 - Ranks 13th on the NYR all-time GP list (674); ranks 10th on the NYR all-time list in regular season and playoff GP combined (782) 2015-16: - Ranks 9th in the NHL in blocked shots (53) - Leads NYR in blocked shots, ranks 3rd in average ice time (20:13), is tied for 3rd in plus/minus rating (+10), and is tied for 5th in GWG (1) - Is tied for 1st among NYR defensemen in EVP (8) and GWG, is tied for 2nd in EVA (6), ranks 3rd in goals (2), is tied for 3rd in points (8), and ranks 4th in assists (6)
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 cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016