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Girardi, Dan #5 (D)  - Tampa Bay Lightning - 2018 Playoffs
Height: 6'1''
Weight: 212 lbs.
Shoots: right
Born on: April 29, 1984
Age: 34
Birthplace: Welland, Ontario
Salary: $3.250M
Cap Hit: $3.000M
NHL.com: Go
Draft Round: Undrafted
Rookie Year: 2006

Statistics - 2018 Playoffs

GP GM G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG S Hits Blks SPCT P/G
17 0 2 1 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 22 37 29 9.1 0.18

Date News Advice
May 23, 2018 Dan Girardi had 20:11 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-0 loss to the Capitals on Wednesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
May 21, 2018 Dan Girardi had 18:27 of ice time in the Lightning's 3-0 loss to the Capitals on Monday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
May 19, 2018 Dan Girardi had 20:32 of ice time in the Lightning's 3-2 win over the Capitals on Saturday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
May 17, 2018 Dan Girardi had 22:10 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-2 win over the Capitals on Thursday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
May 15, 2018 Dan Girardi had 18:29 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-2 win over the Capitals on Tuesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
May 13, 2018 Dan Girardi had 18:00 of ice time in the Lightning's 6-2 loss to the Capitals on Sunday. He took three shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
May 11, 2018 Dan Girardi had 18:30 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-2 loss to the Capitals on Friday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
May 6, 2018 Dan Girardi had 17:43 of ice time in the Lightning's 3-1 win over the Bruins on Sunday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
May 4, 2018 Dan Girardi scored one goal in 21:12 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-3 win over the Bruins on Friday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of +2 for the game. Girardi now has two goals on the season. None
May 2, 2018 Dan Girardi had an assist in 16:32 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-1 win over the Bruins on Wednesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of +3 for the game. Girardi now has one assist on the season. None
April 30, 2018 Dan Girardi had 18:45 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-2 win over the Bruins on Monday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
April 28, 2018 Dan Girardi scored one goal in 17:49 of ice time in the Lightning's 6-2 loss to the Bruins on Saturday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Girardi now has one goal on the season. None
April 21, 2018 Dan Girardi had 15:57 of ice time in the Lightning's 3-1 win over the Devils on Saturday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
April 18, 2018 Dan Girardi had 15:41 of ice time in the Lightning's 3-1 win over the Devils on Wednesday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. None
April 16, 2018 Dan Girardi had 16:07 of ice time in the Lightning's 5-2 loss to the Devils on Monday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
April 14, 2018 Dan Girardi had 11:58 of ice time in the Lightning's 5-3 win over the Devils on Saturday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
April 12, 2018 Dan Girardi had 18:02 of ice time in the Lightning's 5-2 win over the Devils on Thursday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
April 7, 2018 Dan Girardi had 17:28 of ice time in the Lightning's 3-2 overtime loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
April 6, 2018 Dan Girardi scored one goal in 19:54 of ice time in the Lightning's 7-5 win over the Sabres on Friday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +2 for the game. Girardi now has six goals on the season. None
April 3, 2018 Dan Girardi had an assist in 15:52 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-0 win over the Bruins on Tuesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Girardi now has 12 assists on the season. None
April 1, 2018 Dan Girardi had 14:28 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-1 loss to the Predators on Sunday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -2 for the game. None
March 30, 2018 Dan Girardi scored one goal in 18:47 of ice time in the Lightning's 7-3 win over the Rangers on Friday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of -2 for the game. Girardi now has five goals on the season. None
March 29, 2018 Dan Girardi had an assist in 16:57 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-2 loss to the Bruins on Thursday. He took five shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. Girardi now has 11 assists on the season. None
March 26, 2018 Dan Girardi had 16:22 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-1 loss to the Coyotes on Monday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
March 24, 2018 Dan Girardi had 16:38 of ice time in the Lightning's 2-1 loss to the Devils on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
March 22, 2018 Dan Girardi had 16:28 of ice time in the Lightning's 7-6 win over the Islanders on Thursday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
March 20, 2018 Dan Girardi had 18:56 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-3 win over the Maple Leafs on Tuesday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. None
March 18, 2018 Dan Girardi had 20:11 of ice time in the Lightning's 3-1 win over the Oilers on Sunday. He took four shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
March 17, 2018 Dan Girardi had 14:49 of ice time in the Lightning's 3-0 loss to the Bruins on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
March 13, 2018 Dan Girardi had 19:31 of ice time in the Lightning's 7-4 loss to the Senators on Tuesday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
March 10, 2018 Dan Girardi had 20:27 of ice time in the Lightning's 3-2 shootout win over the Canadiens on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
March 8, 2018 Dan Girardi had 15:10 of ice time in the Lightning's 5-3 win over the Rangers on Thursday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. None
March 6, 2018 Dan Girardi had 21:35 of ice time in the Lightning's 5-4 overtime win over the Panthers on Tuesday. He took six shots and had a plus-minus of -2 for the game. None
March 3, 2018 Dan Girardi scored one goal in 21:41 of ice time in the Lightning's 7-6 shootout win over the Flyers on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Girardi now has four goals on the season. None
March 1, 2018 Dan Girardi had 19:55 of ice time in the Lightning's 5-4 overtime win over the Stars on Thursday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +2 for the game. None
Feb. 28, 2018 Dan Girardi had an assist in 20:17 of ice time in the Lightning's 2-1 overtime loss to the Sabres on Wednesday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Girardi now has 10 assists on the season. None
Feb. 26, 2018 Dan Girardi had 18:13 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-3 shootout win over the Maple Leafs on Monday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Feb. 24, 2018 Dan Girardi had 20:13 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-3 shootout win over the Canadiens on Saturday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Feb. 22, 2018 Dan Girardi had 17:20 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-3 win over the Senators on Thursday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Feb. 20, 2018 Dan Girardi had 20:22 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-2 win over the Capitals on Tuesday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Feb. 17, 2018 Dan Girardi had 20:43 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-3 loss to the Devils on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Feb. 15, 2018 Dan Girardi had 21:11 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-1 win over the Red Wings on Thursday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. None
Feb. 13, 2018 Dan Girardi had 16:41 of ice time in the Lightning's 5-3 loss to the Sabres on Tuesday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game. None
Feb. 12, 2018 Dan Girardi had 18:16 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs on Monday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Feb. 10, 2018 Dan Girardi had 18:33 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-3 win over the Kings on Saturday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Feb. 8, 2018 Dan Girardi had 15:36 of ice time in the Lightning's 5-2 win over the Canucks on Thursday. He took four shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Feb. 1, 2018 Girardi (lower body) will play Thursday against the Canucks after missing the last three games. Girardi has just 12 points in 48 games, but he leads the Lightning with 108 blocked shots and is a plus-18 for the season.
Jan. 30, 2018 Dan Girardi had 12:32 of ice time in the Lightning's 3-1 loss to the Jets on Tuesday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Jan. 25, 2018 Dan Girardi had an assist in 20:03 of ice time in the Lightning's 5-1 win over the Flyers on Thursday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of +1 for the game. Girardi now has nine assists on the season. None
Jan. 23, 2018 Dan Girardi had 20:47 of ice time in the Lightning's 2-0 win over the Blackhawks on Monday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Jan. 21, 2018 Dan Girardi had 17:13 of ice time in the Lightning's 5-2 loss to the Wild on Saturday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Jan. 7, 2018 Dan Girardi had 14:06 of ice time in the Lightning's 6-3 loss to the Senators on Saturday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Jan. 5, 2018 Dan Girardi had 17:10 of ice time in the Lightning's 2-1 shootout loss to the Canadiens on Thursday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Dec. 31, 2017 Dan Girardi had 16:25 of ice time in the Lightning's 5-0 win over the Blue Jackets on Sunday. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of even for the game. None
Dec. 30, 2017 Dan Girardi had 21:43 of ice time in the Lightning's 5-3 loss to the Flyers on Friday. He didn't take a shot and had a plus-minus of 2 for the game. None
Dec. 24, 2017 Dan Girardi tallied one goal and one assist in 14:15 of ice time in the Lightning's 3-0 win over the Wild on Saturday. He took two shots and had a plus-minus of 2 for the game. Girardi now has two goals and seven assists on the season. None
March 26, 2017 Girardi is out of the Rangers' lineup for Sunday's game at Anaheim. The defenseman just returned from a 12-game absence caused by an ankle injury in Saturday's win at Los Angeles. It's uncertain whether Girardi got hurt again during the game or if the Rangers are just holding him out on the second night of a back-to-back.
Feb. 28, 2017 Girardi (ankle) will return Saturday in Los Angeles. The veteran defenseman last played on Feb. 26.
Feb. 9, 2017 Girardi returned to the lineup Monday at Columbus after missing two games with an ankle injury. The veteran defenseman scored his first goal since Nov. 13, ending a 37-game drought.
Nov. 8, 2016 Girardi was back in the lineup Tuesday against Vancouver after getting one game off for rest. Girardi has two goals and three assists in 10 games this season.
Oct. 16, 2016 Girardi will draw back into the Rangers' lineup for Sunday's game against Arizona. The veteran defenseman returns from a three-game absence caused by a hip flexor injury.
April 15, 2016 Girardi returned for Game 5 of the Rangers' opening-round playoff series with Pittsburgh. The defenseman recorded an assist in New York's season-ending 6-3 loss on Saturday. Girardi had missed the previous three games after sustaining an undisclosed injury in Game 1.
April 7, 2016 Girardi could return for Wednesday's playoff opener in Pittsburgh. The New York Rangers defenseman has an upper-body injury.
Feb. 15, 2016 Girardi had a pair of assists in a 3-1 win over Philadelphia on Sunday. It was the second multipoint game this season for the New York Rangers defenseman, who has two goals and 13 assists.
Jan. 12, 2016 Girardi returned Saturday. Girardi was out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Islanders with a lacerated hand.
Dec. 14, 2015 Girardi is still out with a knee injury. The New York Rangers defenseman might return after the Christmas break.
Nov. 13, 2015 Girardi had his second goal of the season and fifth assist Thursday against St. Louis. Girardi has a goal and three assists in his last three games.
April 17, 2015 Girardi practiced Friday and is expected to play in Game 2 of the playoff series with Pittsburgh on Saturday night. Girardi took a puck in the face in the third period of New York's 2-1 win in Game 1 on Thursday night. He immediately went to the dressing room and did not return. He was treated by a dentist after leaving the game. A shot by Pittsburgh's Chris Kunitz deflected directly under Girardi's shield into his face. He was dazed, then skated off. But he said Friday he has been cleared to return and there were no injuries.
Oct. 20, 2014 Girardi's status for Tuesday's game against New Jersey is in question due to a cut on his lower leg from a blocked shot. He's considered day to day.
Feb. 28, 2014 The New York Rangers say they have agreed to terms with Dan Girardi on a multiyear contract extension, taking the key defenseman off the trading block and keeping him away from unrestricted free agency. The deal announced Friday came after lengthy negotiations that were finished just days before the NHL trade deadline on Wednesday.
Date Injury Return Date Status Details
Feb. 1, 2018 Lower-body injury None Day-to-Day Girardi (lower body) will play Thursday against the Canucks after missing the last three games.
Jan. 9, 2018 Neck None Day-to-Day Girardi (neck) returned to Tampa Bay's lineup for Thursday's game against Vegas and had 15:53 of ice time in the Lightning's 4-1 loss to the Golden Knights. He took one shot and had a plus-minus of -2 for the game.
March 26, 2017 Undisclosed injury None Day-to-Day Girardi is out of the Rangers' lineup for Sunday's game at Anaheim.
Feb. 28, 2017 Ankle None Injured Reserve Girardi (ankle) will return Saturday in Los Angeles.
Feb. 9, 2017 Lower-body injury None Day-to-Day Girardi returned to the lineup Monday at Columbus after missing two games with an ankle injury.
Oct. 16, 2016 Hip flexor None Day-to-Day Girardi will draw back into the Rangers' lineup for Sunday's game against Arizona.
April 15, 2016 Undisclosed injury None Day-to-Day Girardi returned for Game 5 of the Rangers' opening-round playoff series with Pittsburgh.
April 7, 2016 Upper-body injury None Day-to-Day Girardi could return for Wednesday's playoff opener in Pittsburgh.
Jan. 12, 2016 Lacerated hand None Day-to-Day Girardi returned Saturday.
Dec. 14, 2015 Knee None Day-to-Day Girardi is still out with a knee injury.
Oct. 20, 2014 Foot None Day-to-Day Girardi's status for Tuesday's game against New Jersey is in question due to a cut on his lower leg from a blocked shot.

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Date Opponent State Season
Oct 6 2018 19:00 EDT FLA Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 11 2018 19:30 EDT VAN Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 13 2018 19:00 EDT CLS Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 16 2018 19:30 EDT CAR Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 18 2018 19:30 EDT DET Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 20 2018 20:00 EDT at MIN Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 21 2018 19:00 EDT at CHI Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 24 2018 21:30 EDT at COL Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 26 2018 18:00 EDT at VGK Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 27 2018 21:00 EDT at ARI Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Oct 30 2018 19:30 EDT NJ Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Nov 1 2018 19:30 EDT NSH Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Nov 3 2018 19:00 EDT at MON Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Nov 4 2018 19:00 EST at OTT Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Nov 6 2018 19:30 EST EDM Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Nov 8 2018 19:30 EST NYI Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Nov 10 2018 19:00 EST OTT Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Nov 13 2018 19:30 EST at BUF Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Nov 15 2018 19:00 EST at PIT Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Nov 17 2018 13:00 EST at PHI Pre-game 2018 Regular Season
Date Opponent Result State G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG Shots Hits Blks SPCT TOI
May 23 2018 20:00 EDT WAS L 0-4 Final 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0.0 20:11
May 21 2018 20:00 EDT at WAS L 0-3 Final 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1 0.0 18:26
May 19 2018 19:15 EDT WAS W 3-2 Final 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 20:32
May 17 2018 20:00 EDT at WAS W 4-2 Final 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0.0 22:10
May 15 2018 20:00 EDT at WAS W 4-2 Final 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 0.0 18:29
May 13 2018 20:00 EDT WAS L 2-6 Final 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 4 0.0 18:00
May 11 2018 20:00 EDT WAS L 2-4 Final 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 18:30
May 6 2018 15:00 EDT BOS W 3-1 Final 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0.0 17:42
May 4 2018 19:00 EDT at BOS W 4-3 F/OT 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 4 100.0 21:11
May 2 2018 19:00 EDT at BOS W 4-1 Final 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 0.0 16:32
Apr 30 2018 19:00 EDT BOS W 4-2 Final 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.0 18:45
Apr 28 2018 15:00 EDT BOS L 2-6 Final 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 50.0 17:48
Apr 21 2018 15:00 EDT NJ W 3-1 Final 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0.0 15:56
Apr 18 2018 19:30 EDT at NJ W 3-1 Final 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0.0 15:41
Apr 16 2018 19:30 EDT at NJ L 2-5 Final 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0.0 16:07
Apr 14 2018 15:00 EDT NJ W 5-3 Final 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 11:58
Apr 12 2018 19:00 EDT NJ W 5-2 Final 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 0.0 18:02

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Date Key Old Value New Value
2018-05-05 analysis Key overtime winners often come from the most unlikely sources, and that was definitely the case with Girardi scoring in overtime in Game 4. He came into the night with just one goal and two points in eight playoff games, and during the regular season, he tallied just six goals in 77 contests. With that in mind, owners shouldn't expect Girardi to go on any type of scoring spree. The only thing he
2018-05-05 update Girardi scored a game-winning overtime goal to lift the Lightning over the Bruins 4-3 on Friday night. The Lightning lead the second-round series 3-1.
2018-04-28 analysis It was Girardi's first point of the postseason and his first playoff goal since 2013-14. Girardi's value, particularly in the second season, lies in his ability to clear creases, not tally points.
2018-04-28 update Girardi scored his first goal of the postseason in Saturday's 6-2, Game 1 loss to Boston in the Eastern Conference Second Round.
2018-04-16 analysis Girardi joined partner Victor Hedman for line rushes at practice, per Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site, which is a good indication the defenseman will be available. Having said that, fantasy owners will want to check back once the Lightning take the ice for warmups. If the veteran is unable to give it a go, Andrej Sustr or Jake Dotchin would be most likely to replace him in the lineup. Despite leaving Game 2 before the third period, Girardi won't need a game to rest his injury. Although he'll slot back into the first line with Victor Hedman, Girardi isn't logging huge minutes despite the top pairing, skating for just 17:05 in his last 10 games. Nonetheless, the 33-year-old should still receive plenty of offensive opportunities as Tampa Bay has scored five goals in each of the fi
2018-04-16 update Girardi (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Game 3 on Monday against New Jersey. Girardi (undisclosed) will play Monday for Game 3 against New Jersey, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports.
2018-04-16 injury_note Girardi (undisclosed) <a href="https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/985909949619474432">will be</a> a game-time decision for Game 3 on Monday against New Jersey.
2018-04-16 Injury Status Day-To-Day
2018-04-16 Injury Text Undisclosed
2018-04-16 Date Injured 2018-04-16
2018-04-16 Injured Yes No
2018-04-16 analysis Girardi joined partner Victor Hedman for line rushes at practice, per Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site, which is a good indication the defenseman will be available. Having said that, fantasy owners will want to check back once the Lightning take the ice for warmups. If the veteran is unable to give it a go, Andrej Sustr or Jake Dotchin would be most likely to replace him in the lineup.
2018-04-16 update Girardi (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Game 3 on Monday against New Jersey.
2018-04-16 injury_note Girardi did not return to the bench for the start of the third period during Saturday's Game 2 matchup with New Jersey, <a href="https://twitter.com/Erik_Erlendsson/status/985268804132462592">Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com</a> reports. Girardi (undisclosed) <a href="https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/985909949619474432">will be</a> a game-time decision for Game 3 on Monday against New Jersey.
2018-04-16 Date Injured 2018-04-14 2018-04-16
2018-04-14 analysis After the game, coach Jon Cooper did not have an update on Girardi's status, leaving fans and fantasy owners alike wondering about the nature or severity of his potential injury. If the blueliner were to miss Monday's Game 3 matchup, it would create a significant hole in the Lightning defensive end -- one the team would likely try to fill with Jake Dotchin or Andrej Sustr.
2018-04-14 update Girardi did not return to the bench for the start of the third period during Saturday's Game 2 matchup with New Jersey, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
2018-04-14 injury_note Girardi did not return to the bench for the start of the third period during Saturday's Game 2 matchup with New Jersey, <a href="https://twitter.com/Erik_Erlendsson/status/985268804132462592">Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com</a> reports.
2018-04-14 Injury Status Day-To-Day
2018-04-14 Injury Text Undisclosed
2018-04-14 Date Injured 2018-04-14
2018-04-14 Injured No Yes
2018-03-03 analysis Girardi is certainly not known for his offensive prowess -- the goal was just his fourth of the season and 14th point. So, any fantasy value would come in obscure formats that use blocked shots and hits.
2018-03-03 update Girardi scored his first goal in 19 games in Saturday's 7-6 shootout win over the Flyers.
2018-02-08 injury_note Coach Jon Cooper isn't sure if Girardi (lower body) will be available for Thursday's game against the Canucks, <a href="https://twitter.com/BBurnsNHL/status/961295192304300032">Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site</a> reports.
2018-02-08 Injury Status Day-To-Day
2018-02-08 Injury Text Lower Body
2018-02-08 Date Injured 2018-02-07
2018-02-08 Injured Yes No
2018-02-08 analysis The veteran blueliner will return to the lineup following a three-game absence due to a lower-body injury. Girardi, , who's notched three goals and 12 points in 48 contests this campaign, will skate with Mikhail Sergachev on Tampa Bay's second pairing against Vancouver.
2018-02-08 update Girardi (lower body) participated in line rushes during pregame warmups, indicating he'll be in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Canucks, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
2018-02-07 analysis Girardi is in danger of missing a fourth consecutive game Thursday, but if he's unable to go his absence shouldn't impact many fantasy lineups, as he's only totaled three goals and 12 points in 48 contests this campaign. If he's able to return to the lineup against Vancouver, the veteran blueliner will likely bump Andrej Sustr from the lineup.
2018-02-07 update Coach Jon Cooper isn't sure if Girardi (lower body) will be available for Thursday's game against the Canucks, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
2018-02-07 injury_note Girardi (lower body) won't be available against the Oilers on Monday, <a href="https://twitter.com/TBTimes_JSmith/status/960595981438873600">Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times</a> reports. Coach Jon Cooper isn't sure if Girardi (lower body) will be available for Thursday's game against the Canucks, <a href="https://twitter.com/BBurnsNHL/status/961295192304300032">Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site</a> reports.
2018-02-07 Date Injured 2018-02-05 2018-02-07
2018-02-05 analysis Girardi told reporters he is hoping to return soon, which leaves open the possibility he suits up versus Vancouver on Thursday. Prior to getting hurt, the defenseman garnered a lone assist in his previous six outings, along with four shots, nine hits and 12 blocks. For fantasy owners looking for hits (71) and blocked shots (108), Girardi could certainly fill a gap, but don't expect him to chip in
2018-02-05 update Girardi (lower body) won't be available against the Oilers on Monday, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
2018-02-05 injury_note Girardi (lower body) will be an injured scratch for Saturday's road contest against the Canucks, <a href="https://twitter.com/TBTimes_JSmith/status/959883731086475264">Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times</a> reports. Girardi (lower body) won't be available against the Oilers on Monday, <a href="https://twitter.com/TBTimes_JSmith/status/960595981438873600">Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times</a> reports.
2018-02-05 Date Injured 2018-02-03 2018-02-05
2018-02-03 analysis This marks the second straight absence for Girardi, who was replaced by Slater Koekkoek for Thursday's wild 7-4 road win over the Flames. Expect a similar arrangement in the upcoming clash, with 33-year-old Girardi's next opportunity to play arriving Monday against the Oilers in Edmonton.
2018-02-03 update Girardi (lower body) will be an injured scratch for Saturday's road contest against the Canucks, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
2018-02-03 injury_note Girardi (lower body) will not play in Thursday's game in Calgary, <a href="https://twitter.com/CaleyChelios/status/959225137454198784">Caley Chelios of Fox Sports</a> reports. Girardi (lower body) will be an injured scratch for Saturday's road contest against the Canucks, <a href="https://twitter.com/TBTimes_JSmith/status/959883731086475264">Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times</a> reports.
2018-02-03 Date Injured 2018-02-01 2018-02-03
2018-02-01 analysis The 33-year-old blueliner will be considered day-to-day with the injury. Girardi has just 12 points on the season, but has an impressive plus-18 rating. This likely won't have much fantasy relevance, but it certainly hurts Tampa Bay's depth.
2018-02-01 update Girardi (lower body) will not play in Thursday's game in Calgary, Caley Chelios of Fox Sports reports.
2018-02-01 injury_note Girardi (lower body) will not play in Thursday's game in Calgary, <a href="https://twitter.com/CaleyChelios/status/959225137454198784">Caley Chelios of Fox Sports</a> reports.
2018-02-01 Injury Status Day-To-Day
2018-02-01 Injury Text Lower Body
2018-02-01 Date Injured 2018-02-01
2018-02-01 Injured No Yes
2018-01-10 analysis The remarkable shot blocker stopped a puck Sunday between his jaw and chin, which caused him to briefly lose feeling in his arm. But Girardi passed all concussion tests and practised Tuesday, but was a last-minute scratch that night. He's a little sore, but will be in the lineup Thursday against the Flames.
2018-01-10 update Girardi (neck) is ready to return after missing just one game, reports the Tampa Tribune.
2018-01-10 injury_note Girardi (neck) <a href="https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/950887118875889664">will sit out</a> of Tuesday's game against the Hurricanes.
2018-01-10 Injury Status Day-To-Day
2018-01-10 Injury Text Neck
2018-01-10 Date Injured 2018-01-09
2018-01-10 Injured Yes No
2018-01-09 analysis Girardi has earned the reputation as a warrior throughout his tenured NHL career and the fact that he might not miss any game action after taking a shot directly to the neck is just another testament as to why. The 33-year-old isn't much of an offensive threat despite putting up two points last time out, but he is extremely adept at shot blocking, which is unfortunately what got him into this situ Despite what was previously reported, Girardi will remain in the press box for Tuesday's game. The ironman has played all 42 games this season, notching three goals and eight assists, while working his way to a plus-17 rating.
2018-01-09 update Girardi (neck) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday night's contest against Carolina, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports. Girardi (neck) will sit out of Tuesday's game against the Hurricanes.
2018-01-09 injury_note Girardi (neck) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday night's contest against Carolina, <a href="https://twitter.com/BBurnsNHL/status/950763758737068033">Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site</a> reports. Girardi (neck) <a href="https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/950887118875889664">will sit out</a> of Tuesday's game against the Hurricanes.
2018-01-09 analysis Girardi has earned the reputation as a warrior throughout his tenured NHL career and the fact that he might not miss any game action after taking a shot directly to the neck is just another testament as to why. The 33-year-old isn't much of an offensive threat despite putting up two points last time out, but he is extremely adept at shot blocking, which is unfortunately what got him into this situ
2018-01-09 update Girardi (neck) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday night's contest against Carolina, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
2018-01-09 injury_note Girardi (neck) is <a href="https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/950429354831511553">day-to-day</a> after his medical tests came back negative Monday. Girardi (neck) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday night's contest against Carolina, <a href="https://twitter.com/BBurnsNHL/status/950763758737068033">Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site</a> reports.
2018-01-09 Date Injured 2018-01-08 2018-01-09
2018-01-08 analysis Considering the force with which Girardi was hit in the neck with the puck, his injury could have been significantly worse. The team did not announce any decisions regarding the veteran's availability versus the Hurricanes on Tuesday, so it's possible he avoids missing any time. If the defenseman is sidelined, Andrej Sustr or Braydon Coburn should slot into the lineup in his stead.
2018-01-08 update Girardi (neck) is day-to-day after his medical tests came back negative Monday.
2018-01-08 injury_note Girardi <a href="https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/950190380473077761">left Sunday's contest</a> against Detroit late in the second period after being hit in the back of the neck by a Martin Frk slapshot, but isn't dealing with a serious injury. Girardi (neck) is <a href="https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/950429354831511553">day-to-day</a> after his medical tests came back negative Monday.
2018-01-08 Date Injured 2018-01-07 2018-01-08
2018-01-07 analysis Girardi dropped to a knee in an attempt to block Frk's shot as he received a one-timer near top of the left faceoff circle, and inadvertently caught the shot high and collapsed to the ice. Both trainers came out to attend to the 33-year-old, who was able to exit the ice gingerly after being attended to for several minutes Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports. Initial reports have c
2018-01-07 update Girardi left Sunday's contest against Detroit late in the second period after being hit in the back of the neck by a Martin Frk slapshot, but isn't dealing with a serious injury.
2018-01-07 injury_note Girardi <a href="https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/950190380473077761">left Sunday's contest</a> against Detroit late in the second period after being hit in the back of the neck by a Martin Frk slapshot, but isn't dealing with a serious injury.
2018-01-07 Injury Status Day-To-Day
2018-01-07 Injury Text Neck
2018-01-07 Date Injured 2018-01-07
2018-01-07 Injured No Yes
2017-12-24 analysis The game was a saw-off for most of the night until things broke open with Girardi's snipe. He isn't known for his offense, but it sure came in handy here.
2017-12-24 update Girardi scored the game-winning goal with 2:42 remaining in the third period Saturday in a 3-0 win over Minnesota. He also added an assist.
2017-12-08 analysis The veteran defenseman has just a single goal and seven points through 28 games for the campaign, and he's also logging a career-low 16:57 of ice time per contest. Girardi is still chipping in respectable peripheral numbers with 10 PIM, 44 hits, 65 blocked shots and a plus-9 rating, but fantasy owners would probably need more offense from him to warrant a roster spot in the majority of settings.
2017-12-08 update Girardi collected two assists, two shots and three hits through 17:55 of ice time during Thursday's 5-2 win over Colorado.
2017-11-18 analysis The plus-3 stands out on a night where Tampa Bay surrendered five goals and looked oddly mortal. The heavyweight defender is worth a look in deeper formats that reward his contributions in hits (31) and blocked shots (46), but he remains a reach in standard formats.
2017-11-18 update Girardi finished with an assist and a plus-3 rating during Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Islanders.
2017-11-13 analysis Unfortunately, he has just one more in his previous 14 games. Girardi is valuable on the ice, but not in the fantasy arena.
2017-11-13 update Girardi has two assists in his last four games.
2017-10-20 analysis The bottom-pairing defenseman has only set 11 shots on goal, and he's logging 17:12 of ice time, which is his lowest mark since entering the league with the Rangers in 2006-07. Girardi is likely someone you can cut bait with in favor of a surging waiver acquisition in shallow leagues.
2017-10-20 update Girardi is still searching for his first point as a member of the Lightning.
2017-09-01 Salary Cap Hit $0.000M $3.000M
2017-09-01 Salary $0.000M $3.250M
2017-09-01 Pickable No Yes
2017-07-01 Active in League No Yes
2017-07-01 Franchise 2017 Unknown Unknown 2017 Tampa Bay Lightning