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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 three takeaways and recorded a team-high six hits in 19:22 of ice time on Jan. 27 at NYI 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 (23:22), blocked shots (97), and hits (126), is tied for second in SHA (one), and is tied for third in SHP (one) - Is tied for first among team defensemen in SOG (66), 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

This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.

— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday