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Dan Girardi
Dan Girardi
Defenseman  - NYR
(jih-RAHR-dee)
Number: 5
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 208
Shoots: Right
Born: Apr 29, 1984  (Age 32)
Birthplace: Welland, ON, Canada
Hometown: Welland, Ontario
Acquired: Signed as an undrafted free agent with the Rangers on July 1, 2006.
Last Game: Tallied an assist and recorded 6 hits in Game 5 at PIT BLUESHIRT BULLETS: - Is the NYR all-time leader in playoff games played among skaters (110); ranks 10th on the NYR all-time list in regular season and playoff games played combined (835) - Leads the NHL in blocked shots (1,484) since 2007-08 - Leads NYR in GP (725), blocked shots (1,525), and hits (1,683) since 2005-06 2015-16: - Established a career-high in plus/minus rating (+18) - Was 1 of 4 NHL players who have recorded at least 150 hits and 150 blocked shots (along with Alec Martinez, Shea Weber, and Radko Gudas) - Ranked 6th in the NHL in blocked shots (195) - Led NYR in blocked shots, tied for the team lead in SHA (1), ranked 2nd in plus/minus rating, ranked 3rd in average ice time (20:19), and ranked 4th in hits (168) - Led NYR defensemen in hits, tied for 1st in SHA and SHP (1), and ranked 4th in assists (15) - Recorded at least 2 blocked shots in 32 of his final 39 regular season games (119 blocked shots)