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Rangers sign defenceman Dan Girardi to US$3.1 million, two-year deal

NEW YORK – The New York Rangers and defenceman Dan Girardi agreed on a US$3.1-million, two-year contract extension Saturday.

Girardi, 23, had eight goals with 14 assists in 59 games heading into Saturday’s action.

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The native of Welland, Ont., had six assists in 34 games for the Rangers last season.