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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: Led all skaters with seven hits, blocked three shots, and recorded two SOG while skating in a team-high 24:53 of ice time on Jan. 29 vs. MTL 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 average ice time (23:24), blocked shots (100), and hits (133), is tied for second in SHA (one), and is tied for third in SHP (one) - Leads team defensemen in SOG (68), is tied for second in assists (nine), ranks third in points (11), and is tied for third in PPA (two) and PPP (two) - The Rangers are 8-2-2 in games which he has skated in at least 25:00 of ice time - 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 - Nov. 5; was the first Ranger to do so since Brian Leetch from Dec. 9 - Dec. 27, 2000 (eight consecutive games)
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

I don't care how big the goalies' equipment is, when you're taking a shot like Ovechkin took [Wednesday], it's going to go in.

— Former player Mike Bossy on Capitals' Alex Ovechkin being the fifth player in NHL history to score 30-plus goals in 10 straight seasons