Tag Archives: Dan Girardi

HARD HITS: Blue Jackets prove you don’t need a high priced goalie to have success

AP Photo credit Russell LaBounty of USA Today via Getty Images Like most observers, I didn’t have many expectations for the Blue Jackets. They lost star forward Artemi Panarin to the Rangers. Let Sergei Bobrovsky go to his destination of … Continue reading

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The Decade In Review: Memorable Rangers Moments, All Decade Team

It’s hard to believe that the decade is coming to a close. It wasn’t that long ago that we were meeting Theo Fleury at a book signing for his unbelievable story of conquering the demons in Playing With Fire. That … Continue reading

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The Lias Andersson Issue

Lias Andersson (with Brendan Lemieux above) has been handled poorly by the Rangers organization. AP Photo via Getty Images Imagine having the foresight to see ahead and plan for the future. This is exactly what the Rangers did in the … Continue reading

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Staal to miss at least two weeks due to ankle procedure, a message for misguided fans

When coach David Quinn indicated to reporters that some players were ‘banged up,’ he wasn’t kidding. Apparently, Marc Staal was one of those players. The veteran defenseman had minor surgery to repair an ankle infection that stemmed from what else … Continue reading

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Game #10: Chytil and Georgiev highlight a great win in honor of Dan Girardi

The game’s first star Filip Chytil celebrates a Rangers win over the Lightning with Alexandar Georgiev. AP Photo via Getty Images courtesy New York Rangers. A fitting welcome. pic.twitter.com/VVcPm4RIHU — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 29, 2019 On a night … Continue reading

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The best thing I saw today on Dan Girardi returning to MSG with son Landon

When the Lightning visit the Rangers at MSG tonight, it’ll mark the return of Dan Girardi. The recently retired former defenseman, who was such a big part of those classic Black and Blueshirts teams, will be honored before the game … Continue reading

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Derek talks Rangers preseason and excitement for a New Era

https://www.pscp.tv/NewYorkPuck/follow What I covered in my return to Periscope is how excited I feel about the Rangers headed into a promising season along with a bright future. Talked some about the 3-1 preseason win over the Islanders. Highlights: Vitali Kravtsov … Continue reading

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True Warrior Dan Girardi retires

After 13 years, Dan Girardi called it a career today. Once undrafted, he became a fixture on the Rangers defense. One of Glen Sather’s best signings, he developed into a shutdown defenseman who did whatever it took to help the … Continue reading

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Upset Shattenkirk lands with Lightning

It didn’t take long for Kevin Shattenkirk to wind up with another team. Is it really a surprise that the former Ranger landed in Tampa with the Lightning? It’s where most wind up. Rangers South has been home to Ryan … Continue reading

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Rangers buyout of Shattenkirk changes things

Nobody knew when the buyout period started. Apparently, it’s not until after salary arbitration concludes. Apologies folks. The buyout window opens three BUSINESS days after the last arbitration case is settled. So, since Buchnevich's case was settled Friday night, that … Continue reading

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