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Dan Girardi | Defenseman | #5

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (33) / 4/29/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 212
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Dan Girardi will suit up in Game 3 against the Devils on Monday night.
Girardi was considered a game-time decision for this one, but he's skating on a pairing with Victor Hedman during the pregame warmup. The Bolts have a 2-0 advantage in this best-of-seven series. Apr 16 - 7:10 PM

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Dan Girardi (undisclosed) is listed as a game-time decision for Monday night.

However, it seems probable that he will play in Game 3 versus New Jersey. He was paired with Victor Hedman during the morning skate.
Apr 16 - 12:07 PM

Dan Girardi didn't play in the third period of Game 2 on Saturday afternoon due to an undisclosed injury.

Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper did not have an update on the injury after the team's 5-3 win over New Jersey. There was also no update on Ryan Callahan, who also didn't play in the third period because of an upper-body injury. The series will resume on Monday night at New Jersey.
Apr 15 - 10:23 AM

Dan Girardi (lower body) is expected to play in Thursday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.

The injury has forced him to miss each of the last three games. Girardi is paired with rookie Mikhail Sergachev during the pre-game warmup. The veteran has three goals and 12 points in 48 games this season.
Feb 8 - 7:22 PM

Dan Girardi (lower body) remains questionable for Thursday's game.

Girardi did practice on Wednesday, but based on the pairings it looked like he would be scratched on Thursday. He's been sidelined for three straight games.
Feb 7 - 2:30 PM

Dan Girardi (lower body) did not participate in Sunday's practice.

Girardi has already missed two games with a lower-body injury and it doesn't look like he will be available to play on Monday night against Edmonton.
Feb 4 - 2:12 PM

Dan Girardi (lower body) won't play in Thursday's game against the Calgary Flames.

Girardi has three goals and 12 points in 48 games this season. He's considered day-to-day at this point. The injury has no fantasy implications.
Feb 1 - 7:57 PM

Dan Girardi is out taking line rushes with Mikhail Sergachev and appears on track to return tonight against the Vegas Golden Knights.

Girardi missed two games before Tampa's bye week with a neck injury after he was struck by the puck during a game. He has 11 points in 42 games and should not be owned in fantasy leagues.
Jan 18 - 7:11 PM

Dan Girardi (neck) may be back in the lineup on Thursday night.

Girardi expected to be back after Tampa Bay's bye week after he missed two games with a neck injury prior to the break. He took part in Wednesday's practice.
Jan 17 - 11:28 AM

Dan Girardi (neck) will miss Thursday's contest against the Calgary Flames.

Girardi took part in Thursday's practice, but the decision was made to give him another game off given that the Lightning are on the brink of their bye week. Girardi might return when the Lightning's schedule resumes on Jan. 18.
Jan 11 - 1:31 PM

It appears Dan Girardi (neck) won't be dressed tonight vs. the Carolina Hurricanes.

Girardi was struck by a puck in the neck on Sunday night and was considered a game-time decision. He mixed in to some work during warmups but didn't participate as much as the rest of the team. Cory Conacher and Slater Koekkoek will also be scratched.
Jan 9 - 7:32 PM

Dan Girardi (neck) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday night.

Girardi said the shot got him in "meat of the neck" and he's fortunate that it didn't do more damage. He skated Tuesday morning and could play against Carolina.
Jan 9 - 11:46 AM

Dan Girardi (upper body) skated Tuesday morning in a regular jersey.

It looks like Girardi might be available to play Tuesday night after he blocked a shot with the back of his head/neck on Sunday night.
Jan 9 - 11:08 AM

Dan Girardi (upper body) is listed as day-to-day.

The Lightning announced that all tests were negative after Girardi was nailed in the back of the head/neck area by a shot on Sunday night. He had a goal and an assist in the contest before he was forced to leave.
Jan 8 - 1:10 PM

Dan Girardi left Sunday night's game after taking a shot to the head/neck area.

The Lightning reported that Girardi was going to be OK, but would not return to the game against the Red Wings. The defenseman was trying to block a shot in front of the crease.
Jan 7 - 9:41 PM

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C1Steven Stamkos
2Brayden Point
3Tyler Johnson
4Cedric Paquette
5Anthony Cirelli
6Gabriel Dumont
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Yanni Gourde
3Alex Killorn
4Chris Kunitz
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2J.T. Miller
3Ryan Callahan
4Cory Conacher
5Adam Erne
D1Victor Hedman
2Ryan McDonagh
3Mikhail Sergachev
4Anton Stralman
5Dan Girardi
6Braydon Coburn
7Jake Dotchin
8Slater Koekkoek
9Andrej Sustr
G1Andrei Vasilevskiy
2Peter Budaj
3Louis Domingue