VIDEO: One-on-one with New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi

Dan Girardi knows he will again be called upon to log major minutes on the Rangers blueline this season, so he’s tailoring his summer workouts to better prepare for the rigors of his demanding role.

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Girardi is once again working with Darryl Belfry of Pro Playmakers Hockey and Ryan Kennedy caught up with the defensive stalwart after one of his on-ice sessions.

REPORTER: Ryan Kennedy | PRODUCER: Ted Cooper