3:41PM: Girardi spoke earlier today and said that he wanted to spend his entire career with the Rangers but that he couldn't be happier to be in Tampa and he is having a great time. (NY Post)
Coach Jon Cooper said that Girardi is a "stabilizing force" on defense and in the locker room, adding that Girardi is a "hell of a guy" and has been "good for us." (NY Post)
8:55AM: The Rangers will face former defenseman Dan Girardi tonight against the Lightning in their first meeting since Girardi's contract was bought out over the summer.