Girardi is considered day-to-day with a groin sprain and will not play in Monday's game against the Sharks, Steve Zipay of Newsday reports.

The day-to-day designation would seem to suggest that he's not too far from returning to the lineup. His next chance to do so will come Wednesday against the Red Wings, but it's unlikely the blueliner will make enough of an impact to become relevant in the vast majority of fantasy leagues.

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