Dan Girardi D NYR 13 Days

Girardi registered on the scoresheet for the third consecutive game Thursday, notching two assists in a shootout loss to Vancouver.A full quarter of his 16 points on the year have come over these last three games, but there's no sense in relying on consistent offensive productivity from Girardi, who's locked into the role of a defensively oriented defenseman who'll chip in 20-something points on an annual basis.

Dan Girardi D NYR 15 Days

Girardi had an assist in Monday's 6-5 win over the Islanders.The 30-year-old Girardi also registered nearly three minutes of penalty-kill time and two shots on goal in the back-and-forth shootout. That's assists in consecutive games for the Girardi. If the team continues their offensive assault (22 goals in their last four games) of the league, it's plausible to believe the first-pair defenseman will continue to produce more consistently, just don't count on it. Girardi has 14 points through 55 games played.

Dan Girardi D NYR 1 Month

Girardi did not practice with the team on Friday, reports, reports Andrew Gross of The Record.

After posting seven hits, two shots on goal and blocking three more in Thursday's loss to Montreal, it's just a maintenance day for the top four defenseman who is expected to play on Saturday against Carolina. While the veteran's long-term health is of major consequence to the organization, this news should have little impact on standard league fantasy owners who probably don't deploy Girardi's (11 points through 46 games) services.

Dan Girardi D NYR 1 Month

Girardi has three assists in his in last seven contests

No, he's not steaming up the league leaders board and while the 30-year-old's career numbers suggest offensive production could taper off in the month of February, historically he plays some of his best hockey in March. Additionally, the long-term signing of fellow defenseman Marc Staal could theoretically ease some of the pressure off Girardi, who signed a long-term deal last season. Beginning to teeter on fantasy relevance in deeper formats, the veteran blue liner is plus-6 with 11 points (two goals) and 65 shots on goal through 44 games this season.

Dan Girardi D NYR 2 Months

Girardi logged an assist and a plus-2 rating in a 3-1 victory over San Jose on Saturday.

After an eight game skid, that's a point in consecutive games for the veteran blue liner. Girardi, who has just nine points on the season, is going to have to string a few more together before he'll get our endorsement.

Dan Girardi D NYR 2 Months

Girardi picked up an assist, doled out eight hits and blocked four shots in Thursday's win over the Kings.

Girardi is the Rangers' team leader in both hits (98) and blocks (82), but he's struggled to maintain relevance in fantasy leagues that don't count those categories. The assist was his first point in the last nine games.

Dan Girardi D NYR 2 Months

Girardi (foot) will play Wednesday against Florida.

Girardi missed practice Tuesday, which coach Alain Vigneault called a "maintenance day," and, as expected, he'll be back on the ice Wednesday. The defenseman has two goals and six assists on the season.

Dan Girardi D NYR 2 Months

Girardi is nursing a foot injury and will be a game-time decision Wednesday versus the Panthers, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reports.

Coach Alain Vigneault characterized Girardi's absence from Tuesday's practice as a maintenance day, but it sounds like he's at least a little bit hobbled by the puck he took to his left foot Monday versus the Stars. For his part, Girardi indicated he expects to play Wednesday, but his status should be verified after the team's gameday skate.

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Girardi scored the game-winning goal in Sunday's win over the Oilers.

Girardi now has two goals and seven points in 28 games, to go with a plus-2 rating. The 30-year-old had gone quiet recently, as his tally Sunday was just his first point in 11 games. He's been more involved in the offense lately, however, recording a plus-5 rating in his last two games. More known for his defensive play, Girardi is still on pace for a five-goal, 20-point season, making him worth your time in some deeper formats.

Dan Girardi D NYR 3 Months

Girardi has now gone nine straight games without registering a point.

More known for his strong defensive play, the usually dependable Girardi has most notably posted a minus-6 rating during the streak. While he's currently logging 20-plus minutes a game alongside first pair partner Ryan McDonagh, there's very few formats we could recommend the nine-year veteran as he's having arguably one of the worst seasons of his career.