WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 10: Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals is defended by Dan Girardi #5 and Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Verizon Center on May 10, 2013 in Washington, DC.
I don’t want to say frustrating, but it needs to be better ... We need to get good chances and create momentum. We’ve got to get a goal on the power play. It’s a difference-maker, and we don’t get one and we lose the game.
If anything, I think (the power play) should have gotten us going because we were out there for a while and got the job doneMore quotes »
Dan Girardi and Daniel Paille former teammates in junior, OHL
-- Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi and Bruins left wing Daniel Paille played hockey together as youngsters in Welland, Ontario , and faced each other for the first time in the postseason in Game 1 Thursday night."Playing in the same conference, it was bound Read more »
Tortorella rewarded for his faith in the Rangers
during the series -- Brian Boyle in when healthy, Chris Kreider in and out of the lineup, deploying Ryan McDonagh and Dan Girardi to control Alex Ovechkin -- but for the most part he has stayed as consistent with his coaching as he has with his message.That Read more »
Rangers leave Alex Ovechkin alone, and pay for it
with 32, was able to swoop in unbothered because Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh was on Lundqvist's left and partner Dan Girardi was battling in front of the goalie.The Capitals scored twice more in the period -- those two goals came 46 seconds apart -- and Read more »
Rangers' Marc Staal noted for his perseverance; Dan Girardi a 'Good Guy'
Max Pacioretty was selected last season. Girardi a 'Good Guy' For his co-operation with the media this season, defenseman Dan Girardi was the recipient of the John Halligan Good Guy Award by the members of the New York Chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Read more »
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Tortorella shakes up pairings
— For the first time in the playoffs, Rangers coach John Tortorella decided to split up his top defensive pair of Dan Girardi and Ryan McDonagh in deference to his opposition’s depth. In last night’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Bruins in Game 1 of the Eastern from New York Post Read more »
Rapid Reaction: Bruins 3, Rangers 2 (OT)
a few great chances on a power-play late in the period, but Lundqvist delivered a couple of big stops, while defenseman Dan Girardi also came up with a crucial shot block on the penalty kill. Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk hit the post with less than a second from ESPN Read more »
Rangers, Bruins open series in Boston
by Johnny Boychuk saved by Henrik Lundqvist(Snap 159 ft) OT 0:37 -1 Brad Marchand shot blocked by Ryan Callahan OT 0:23 -1 Dan Girardi shot blocked by Johnny Boychuk OT 0:18 -1 Matt Bartkowski credited with hit on Carl Hagelin in defensive zone OT 0:00 -1 from ESPN Read more »
Rangers, Bruins begin ‘physical’ Eastern Conference semifinals
Girardi summed up the impending Rangers-Bruins Eastern Conference semifinal series with one word: physical. “It’s definitely going to be physical for sure,” Dan Girardi said following a spirited practice at the Rangers’ training facility in Greenburgh, N.Y. from Metro - New York Read more »
Bruins' next test is shot-blocking Rangers
May 16, 2013 them out before they get [near the goal] so they can’t provide a screen," Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi said. "If we can’t box them out, the biggest thing is getting [at] their sticks. Hankie is going to stop that shot if he sees it. We have from Berkshire Eagle Online Read more »