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Last season, MSG Network unveiled its popular "Beginnings" series, which looks back at the early lives of Rangers players and tells the story of how they made it all the way from their hometowns to the bright lights of Madison Square Garden. With the start of a new NHL season, the series returns on Thursday night with a look at All-Star defenseman Dan Girardi's path to Broadway. Learn about Girardi's boyhood years in Welland, Ontario, and go with him and his family members as they take viewers to some of the most formative places and moments in Girardi's hockey life.

The Girardi 'Beginnings' episode premieres Thursday night, following postgame coverage of the Rangers-Flyers game on MSG

Looking forward to another season of this truly informative series? Tell us what you thought of the program last year and which players you are most eager to see profiled in our comments area below.

Jan 21 - 5:52pm