Girardi (groin) will not play in Wednesday's matchup with the Red Wings, Steve Zipay of Newsday reports.

Girardi will miss his second straight game due to the groin sprain. Zipay added that Girardi plans to skate in the next few days, suggesting he may be healthy soon. The Rangers have been a bit shorthanded on the blue line without Kevin Klein and Girardi, but Klein's expecting to be back Wednesday.

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