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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: Recorded 4 blocked shots, registered 2 hits, and posted a +1 rating on 11/23 vs. NSH - Has tallied 6 points (1 G, 5 A) in the last 10 games, including 5 points (1 G, 4 A) in the last 8 games - Has recorded at least 4 blocked shots in 5 of the last 8 games (28 blocked shots over the span) BLUESHIRT BULLETS: - Leads the NHL in blocked shots (1,337) and ranks 2nd in GP (638) since 2007-08 - Leads NYR in GP (672), blocked shots (1,378), and hits (1,571) since 2005-06 - Ranks 13th on the NYR all-time GP list (672); ranks 10th on the NYR all-time list in regular season and playoff GP combined (780) 2015-16: - Is tied for 2nd in the NHL in plus/minus rating (+13) and is tied for 9th in blocked shots (48) - Leads NYR in hits (48), is tied for the team lead in blocked shots, is tied for 2nd in plus/minus rating, and ranks 3rd in average ice time (20:22) - Is tied for 1st among NYR defensemen in EVP (8), is tied for 2nd in points (8), and ranks 3rd in goals (2) and 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 a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016