Girardi (foot) will return to the Rangers’ blueline on Monday.
Girardi missed the last two games with a foot injury, but he will replace Adam Clendening in the lineup tonight in Columbus. Girardi is not known for his offensive prowess, so he comes into play on Monday with just 10 points (3G / 7A) in 49 games season.
Girardi (ankle) will not be in the lineup on Thursday.
Girardi is day-to-day because his ankle is swollen and needed stitches after Tuesday’s game vs. the Ducks. With Girardi out, Nick Holden should move up and play with Ryan McDonagh and Adam Clendening will draw back into the lineup.
Girardi (groin) is expected to return to the lineup on Sunday.
Girardi has missed the last three games with a groin injury, but it looks like he will return tonight vs. the Coyotes. Girardi has one assist in two games and will replace Adam Clendening in the lineup.
Girardi (groin) will not play on Saturday; could play Sunday.
Girardi has missed the Rangers’ last two games and will miss his third consecutive on Saturday. However, he it doesn’t sound like he will be out much longer and could return to the lineup as soon as Sunday.
Girardi is listed as day-to-day with a groin strain that he suffered on Saturday in St. Louis. It was originally called a hip flexor injury, but the Rangers announced this morning that he is dealing with a groin injury. With Girardi out, look for Dylan McIlrath to make his season debut.
Girardi (upper-body) missed Friday’s practice; questionable for Saturday’s season finale.
Girardi suffered an upper-body injury on Tuesday and missed Thursday’s game vs. the Islanders. With the Rangers having little to nothing to play for in Saturday’s game, expect him to sit out in an attempt to be ready for Game 1 of the playoffs.
Head coach Alain Vigneault would not confirm that Girardi would play, but Girardi had no problem saying he will play. Bleeding in his leg has stopped so he feels good and ready to go tonight vs. the Devils.