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Staal’s contract discussions have been “productive” with Rangers

Much like Dan Girardi and Ryan Callahan last season, Marc Staal enters the season as a pending unrestricted free agent. However, contract extension talks have been “productive” according to his agent, Paul Krepelka. The NY Daily News reports: “We have had some productive discussions with the Rangers with the goal being to secure a long-term continue reading...
Via Save By Richter
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Girardi Faceplants In Crease, Sums Up Game 3 For Rangers (GIF)

New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi has had a forgettable Stanley Cup Final, and that continued in Game 3. The Blueshirts blueliner was partially responsible for a seemingly back-breaking goal in the first period on Monday night. Girardi went sliding across the slot in order to try and block a shot from Los Angeles Kings forward Jeff Carter. Girardi glided through the slot on...
Via NESN.com
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Dreger: Rangers and Girardi agree on extension

Update: Per Darren Dreger, the Rangers and Girardi have agreed on a six-year deal worth $5.5 million, keeping Girardi on Broadway until he turns 36 years old. Original Post: Per John Shannon of Sportsnet, the Rangers and defenseman Dan Girardi are closing in on an extension to keep the soon to be 30-year-old defenseman in New York for the foreseeable future. Girardi is rumored to...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Girardi: future career Ranger?

Once again, Mr. Dependable. Photo: McIsaac/Getty Anyone watching the Rangers to begin the year wouldn’t have foreseen this (individual) turnaround. Anyone paying close attention to the Rangers’ veteran, popular no. 5 for most of last year wouldn’t have predicted this scenario back then either. However, without doubt – thanks to the impressive turnaround in his play – Dan...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: Dan Girardi to Boston Bruins

Dan Girardi of the New York Rangers is looking for a change of scenery as he approaches free agency. According to his agent, "You have to consider cost of living in New York — 55 percent of every dollar isn’t theirs."  Girardi who is 29 years old is a top pairing defenceman and is coming off an annual cap hit contract of $3.33 million. The latest NHL rumours say he...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Girardi stars in ad for NY Rangers Stadium Series jersey with Joe Girardi (Video)

New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi stars in a new commercial promoting the team's Stadium Series jersey, where due to a mixup, Girardi finds the uniform of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi in his locker.In the meantime, Joe Girardi sits in his office having no problem wearing Dan Girardi's jersey, along with a hockey stick and helmet.The Rangers play two outdoor...
Via Holdout Sports
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Girardi’s motivation to be better

Dan Girardi has been poor so far. Dan Girardi has had an atrocious start to the season but yet is one of the key players the Rangers will have to rely on to turn their difficult start around. While plus/minus is not a particularly accurate statistic, his minus 7 rating is a bad indicator and Girardi’s decision making, positioning and overall game thus far have been far from his...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Should the Rangers look to move Girardi?

Could they move Girardi to create cap space? You know what you’re going to get with Dan Girardi. An honest effort, fearless play, positional consistency, relentless shot blocking and an overall fine defensive game (not to mention cyborg body parts). While Girardi chips in offensively, he’s clearly a defensive player first, and an impressive one at that. That said, Girardi has...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Girardi Working on Point Shot

In an interview with The Hockey News' Ryan Kennedy, Dan Girardi discussed his summer workout with Darryl Belfry of Pro Playmakers Hockey..."I work a lot on shooting skills from the point, using different edges. His teachings are different from a lot of other guys. He really goes in depth with your edgework, your leg bend, all the stuff you don't really think about when...
Via NY Rangers Blog
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Player Review: Dan Girardi

Dan Girardi has been a keystone for the New York Rangers on defense for a while now, but 2011-12 was the first season in which the veteran blue-liner out of Ontario, Canada received league-wide recognition for his efforts. HBO's 24/7 helped with that, as did his spot in the 2012 NHL All-Star Game, the Winter Classic and of course the handful of votes for his name under the Norris...
Via The Rangers Tribune
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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