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  1. Meet the Blueshirts: Dan Girardi

    Mike Mazzeo

    Scott Levy/NHLI/Getty ImagesPosition: D Number: 5 Age: 30 Born: Welland, Ontario Height: 6-2 Weight: 203 How Acquired: Signed with the Rangers as an undrafted free agent on July 1, 2006. In case you didn't know ... Dan Girardi #...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  2. Meet the Blueshirts: Mats Zuccarello

    Mike Mazzeo

    Scott Levy/NHLI/Getty ImagesPosition: RW Number: 36 Age: 26 Born: Oslo, Norway Height: 5-7 Weight: 179 How Acquired: Originally signed with the Rangers as an undrafted free agent in the summer of 2010. Recently signed a one-year, $1.15 million ...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  3. NHL -- Tampa Bay Lightning Tyler Johnson standing tall in rookie ...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Lightning rookie Tyler Johnson didn't let going undrafted discourage him from chasing his NHL dream, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  4. Buffalo Sabres sign college defenseman Chad Ruhwedel

    The Buffalo Sabres have signed undrafted rookie free-agent defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a two-year contract after he completed his college career at UMass Lowell.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  5. NHL: Success of Pittsburgh Penguins' Chris Kunitz should come as ...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Undrafted and waived twice in the same month of his first full NHL season, Chris Kunitz never would have envisioned that one day he would be sitting third overall in scoring in the top league in the world, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  6. Top OHL Super Series prospects

    Grant Sonier

    GUELPH, Ontario -- On Monday I looked at the top Russian prospects, both drafted and undrafted, skating in the third game of the Subway Super Series against the OHL Select team last Thursday. Tuesday we're moving on to an OHL roster with no shor...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  7. NHL Draft - Evaluating the top OHL prospects in the Super Series

    Grant Sonier

    Former NHL scout Grant Sonier breaks down the play of the drafted and undrafted prospects on the OHL Select team in the Nov. 8 game against Team Russia in the Subway Super Series.

    Blog | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  8. 2012 NHL Playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins' Pascal Dupuis has redefin...

    Scott Burnside

    Undrafted, at times unwanted, Pascal Dupuis turned the disappointments early in his career into something that every player cherishes -- a home, a place to be needed and wanted.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2012
  9. Girardi named Rangers' Masterton nominee

    Katie Strang

    Defenseman Dan Girardi has been selected as the Professional Hockey Writers Association New York Chapter's 2012 Masterton Trophy nominee. The 27-year-old Welland, Ontario native has gone from an overlooked, undrafted free agent to the cornerstone ...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  10. Halmo suspended 10 games by OHL

    Katie Strang

    Islanders prospect Mike Halmo was suspended for ten games for his hit last weekend on top-ranked North American skater Nail Yakupov, the Ontario Hockey League announced Friday. Just hours after the undrafted, overage Owen Sound Attack captain sign...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  11. New York Rangers -- Former undrafted free agent Dan Girardi is no...

    Katie Strang

    Former undrafted free agent Dan Girardi is now key to the Blueshirts' defense.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  12. Rolling Maple Leafs add to Ducks' struggles

    Tyler Bozak scored two goals, Joffrey Lupul had two assists against his former Anaheim teammates, and the Maple Leafs beat the Ducks 5-2 Sunday night for their fourth victory in five games.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 27, 2011
  13. 2011 Hall class all about perseverance

    Pierre LeBrun

    TORONTO -- Ed Belfour went undrafted by the NHL. Doug Gilmour went undrafted one year before going in the seventh round the next year. Joe Nieuwendyk didn't think he was good enough for major junior hockey in Canada, so he went to Cornell. ...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  14. 2011 Hockey Hall of Fame -- A look at inductee Doug Gilmour

    Pierre LeBrun

    Doug Gilmour waited for the NHL to come calling. He then waited for respect. So it should come as no surprise that he had to wait eight years for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  15. Girardi a big piece of Rangers' puzzle

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- If it's possible for a blue-line corps to have a soul, it's fair to say Dan Girardi would be the soul of the New York Rangers' young defensive group. The undrafted Girardi has gone from an anonymous tryout player to a highly re...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  16. Prospect update: Brenden Dillon

    Mark Stepneski

    The latest in a series on the top prospects of the Dallas Stars looks at defenseman Brenden Dillon, who signed with the team as an undrafted free agent. The 21-year-old wrapped up his junior career this season, finishing fifth in defensemen scorin...

    Blog | June 03, 2011