Dan Girardi has two assists in return
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The "anchor," as coach John Tortorella calls defenseman Dan Girardi, was back after missing two games with a lower-body injury, believed to be a groin strain. "He's a shut-down guy and he's also creating some offense," Tortorella said.
Earlier in the day, Girardi, who had played 145 consecutive games, declared: "I'm playing; there's your back page. It's just getting progressively better. It...