Buzz: The Rangers and Dan Girardi continue to talk (Updates)

10PM: Girardi said after the game that he will be working the next few days to work out a new contract. (Steve Zipay)

5:46PM: “The Girardi talks seem to have progressed and it seems like there is a deal to be done. the Rangers have more or less given Girardi what he asked for, maybe six-years worth $5.5 or a little higher. To this point he hasn’t taken it and as long as that is the case his name could come into play.” (Bob McKenzie on TSN1200)

3:27PM: The Rangers and Girardi have hit a roadblock over the past couple of days though it isn’t known what that is. If Girardi isn’t signed in the next day or two it is expected that he will be shopped heavily for a trade. (NY Post)

2:31PM: “I think there is a better chance that Girardi gets signed in the days ahead and I think it comes in at around his asking price which was six-years and $5.5 million and what I know is that Sather is not going to let either player go past March 5 unsigned. If Dan Girardi truly wants to stay with the Rangers, and I believe that he does, then he is going to have to get this deal done because otherwise he will absolutely be in play on March 5 if not before. (Darren Dreger on TSN1260)

2:04PM: The Rangers continue to work towards an extension with Girardi but his agents says that there is still some negotiating left to do. (Larry Brooks)

1:23PM: “If Girardi’s deal doesn’t get done in the next 4-5 days maybe he becomes a player for Boston and that could be a game changer.” (Ray Ferraro on Leafs Lunch)

1:04PM: The Rangers and the agents for Dan Girardi have been in consistent communication over the last week and a half as they work toward a contract extension. (ESPN NY)

Girardi’s agent Don Meehan said that it was “too early to tell” if the two sides will be able to bridge the gap. He is reportedly asking for six-years and a cap hit of $5.5 million per season and the two sides are reportedly not that far apart. (ESPN NY)

There continues to be belief that Girardi will end up signing with the Rangers but if he isn’t signed he is going to be traded.

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Kenny Batiuk Jr.
Kenny Batiuk Jr.

we need G more than cally, sorry cally can be replaced d rather spend   money on G and you know what you get with him