NEW YORK (AP) -Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi received a two-year contract extension Saturday worth $3.1 million.
The deal with the 23-year-old Girardi, in his second NHL season, was announced during New York's 5-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. He could've become a restricted free agent on July 1.
Girardi has eight goals and 14 assists this season and has played in all 60 games.

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