Daniel Girardi RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rangers' Vigneault: Girardi 'unfairly criticized'

    The Score "If it was up to Dan Girardi, he'd be playing. That was the latest from New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault, who said his defenseman has been "unfairly criticized," according to NHL.com's Dan Rosen, even though Girardi's been nothing but a team-first character throughout his time in..." April 17

  • Lundqvist labeled game-time decision for Game 2; Girardi ruled out

    The Score "Sorry, Rangers fans, but you'll have to wait until puck drop to know if Henrik Lundqvist will be between the pipes for Game 2 versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. New York head coach Alain Vigneault labeled Lundqvist a game-time decision. Lundqvist skated with the team Friday, practicing in..." April 15

  • Dan Girardi is an embarrassment for Rangers

    Yahoo! Sports "If you were paying attention in 2014, when Dan Girardi signed his six-year, $33 million extension, you knew trouble was coming. Girardi was re-signed at that time because he was viewed as a stalwart defensive defenseman in his late 20s who provided the Rangers with a lot of value in their..." March 21

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    Brett Cyrgalis @BrettCyrgalis

    Vigneault said Girardi is out with his hand laceration, McIlrath is in. Brassard is OK, so Lindberg is out. #NYR

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    AV says neither Stepan nor Klein will play tomorrow in Minnesota, but has not ruled out Friday...Girardi will not make trip with #NYR

  • Rangers' Dan Girardi trying to find his game

    North Jersey "Asked about Kevin Klein, Alain Vigneault gave a telling answer about Dan Girardi. "For whatever reason, Dan’s overall game, especially with the puck, has not been as efficient as he’s been in the past," Vigneault said after Friday’s practice. So when the Rangers face the Flyers tonight at..." October 24

  • Girardi carrying heavy load for depleted Rangers

    NHL.com "Defenseman Dan Girardi believes it's time for the New York Rangers to do a little soul searching. The Rangers have lost four regulars on defense to either injury or suspension and two straight games entering their matchup against the offensively charged Detroit Red Wings in the "Wednesday Night..." November 05

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    Dan Girardi says he'll play tonight. Leg feels good. No restrictions.

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    6 years, $5.5 per for Girardi staying with Rangers.

  • Dan Girardi, Rangers still talking extension

    ESPN New York "While the negotiations between Ryan Callahan and the New York Rangers are at a stalemate, making it appear increasingly likely that the 28-year-old captain may be traded, there has at least been consistent communication between the club and Dan Girardi's camp on forging a new agreement for the..." February 28

  • Rangers, Girardi not talking deal over Olympic break

    New York Post "There has been no dialogue over the Olympic break between the Rangers and pending free agent defenseman Dan Girardi. Discussions and negotiations are expected to resume next week prior to the Blueshirts’ first practice session on Feb. 20." February 14

  • Girardi looking for 6 year deal

    New York Post "Negotiations with first-pair right defenseman Dan Girardi, also a pending unrestricted free agent, also are ongoing. Girardi, who likely would yield a bigger bounty on the rental market than Callahan, is believed to be seeking a six-year deal in the neighborhood of $5.5 million per season, which..." January 29

  • Sather must decide: Is dealing Girardi best for Rangers?

    New York Post "You can make the case pretty darn easily the Rangers would have more trouble replacing Dan Girardi than anyone on their team. Losing Ryan McDonagh would represent a huge blow, but Marc Staal could move up and assume the first-pair minutes and assignments on the left side. The right side, where..." January 06

  • Should Rangers trade Ryan Callahan and Dan Girardi?

    USA Today "The New York Rangers play their 35th game of the NHL season tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins and it seems time to discuss whether it makes sense to trade potential unrestricted free agents Dan Girardi and Ryan Callahan. That notion would have seemed ludicrous three months ago, but the..." December 18

  • Staal, Girardi re-pairing a D-light for Rangers

    New York Post "Everything old is new again. Or, in this particular case, Blue again. That’s because, after an interruption of more than one season, the Rangers have at least temporarily reunited the blue-line shutdown pair of Marc Staal and Dan Girardi that was a staple throughout much of 2009-10 and..." March 02

  • Rangers Powe, Del Zotto, Girardi ready to return

    New York Post "The Rangers provided no information regarding the status of Rick Nash or Ryan McDonagh, but both players are expected to miss tonight’s game at the Garden against the Jets with believed post-concussion-like symptoms. This would mark the fourth straight missed by Nash, but the first for..." February 26

  • Rangers get good news on injured Dan Girardi

    Bergen Record "The Rangers received a bit of encouraging news Sunday, even if they didn’t hear what they wanted from the NHL. X-rays on Dan Girardi’s right foot were negative after the defenseman blocked a hard, power-play slap shot by the Canadiens’ P.K. Subban with 1:23 left in the Rangers’ 3-0 loss..." February 25

  • Blueshirts lose Girardi, McDonagh in defeat

    New York Post "Whether it’s fault or misfortune is irrelevant now, as the Rangers are in the midst of a malicious windstorm of events that could derail their season before it ever felt like it began. Last night it was a 3-0 loss to the Canadiens at the Bell Center, making the Blueshirts 0-2-1 in the past..." February 24

  • Girardi’s return a ‘D’-light

    New York Post "After missing two games with an undisclosed lower-body injury, it was back to work as usual for Dan Girardi. The Rangers’ workhorse defenseman was assertive in last night’s 5-1 win over the Lightning at the Garden, often teaming with old back-line pal Marc Staal to shut down Tampa Bay offensive..." February 11

  • Callahan Cleared For Contact; No Update On Girardi

    Blueshirt Banter "The New York Rangers concluded their practice this morning where captain Ryan Callahan joined them for his second straight day. Callahan was wearing a non-contact jersey on again and was finally cleared for contact. He also stated that he has no restrictions when shooting the puck or taking hits..." February 06