Calgary Defeats New Jersey 1-0 Tonight

Detroit and Columbus fans get a gift tonight. Here is the updated wild card standings after the Calgary/New Jersey game.     Below, watch the only goal of the game-  Mark Giordano with a very early power play goal in the 3rd period. Continue reading "Calgary Defeats New Jersey 1-0 Tonight"
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Video- Match Penalty On Robert Bortuzzo For This Hit On Mark Giordano

from Aaron Vickers at, Giordano was carrying the puck up the boards near center ice when Bortuzzo stepped up and delivered a crushing blow to the Flames captain. Giordano took several minutes to get back to his feet as a scrum ensued. Bortuzzo was assessed a match penalty on the play. "It's right there," Crosby said. "I'm not sure if he catches...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Canada officials keeping an eye on Flames captain

For the bulk of the first half of the NHL season, Mark Giordano has been the Calgary Flames player most worth watching. As Team Canada assistant coach Ken Hitchcock explained Wednesday, ol’ Gio’s viewership is about to increase exponentially as Olympic team officials are going to be watching his every move. “It’s not just, ‘Hey, here’s your 25 guys’ and our work is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Giordano’s return sparks Flames to convincing 4-1 win over Phoenix

How much did the Calgary Flames miss their captain? For starters, without heart-and-soul defenceman Mark Giordano in the lineup, the team went on a cold 5-11-2 slide through the last part of October until the end of November. At the time of the 30-year-old’s injury on Oct. 21, the Flames were 4-2-2 and playing some of their best hockey of the 2013-14 season. Logging valuable...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames captain Giordano could return to the lineup Wednesday night

First, he skated solo. Then, with the team. And on Tuesday, Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano skated with his squad in his first full-contact practice. The next step is a smooth morning skate ahead of Wednesday’s clash against the Phoenix Coyotes. If he emerges pain-free, Flames head coach Bob Hartley said there’s a “strong possibility” of seeing the heart-and-soul defenceman...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames' Giordano sidelined 6-8 weeks

Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano is out 6 to 8 weeks with a broken ankle. He took a shot off the right ankle in the second period of a road game at the Los Angeles Kings on Oct. 21. The Flames revealed the severity of his injury Tuesday. ''It's brutal,'' Giordano said. ''You don't want to miss any time, but if you have to you're hoping...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Giordano injury chills Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames have been on of the NHL’s feel good stories during the first quarter of the season. But the loss of defenseman Mark Giordano is a hard kick to the lower midseason. He been like a poor man’s Scott Stevens for Calgary, serving as captain, playing tough, logging big minutes, contributing points and helping young partner T.J. Brodie settle in at this level.Now...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Giordano’s solid early play has him back on the radar for Team Canada

Mark Giordano was asked about any possible plans between February 7th and 23rd of the coming year. “Is that” he replied eyes narrowed mischievously “a trick question?” His sawed-off interrogator all artificial innocence coughed a little too loudly and shuffled his feet distractedly. “I’m being dead serious” the Calgary Flames’ captain went on “and I know it...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Calgary Flames: Comparing Giordano To Other Power Play Defenseman

You can follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordellCGY! I was looking through some Calgary Flames statistics from last season because, let's face it, there isn't much else to do right now. While I was doing so, I came across some interesting numbers. Numbers that suggest not only is Mark Giordano not a good defenseman on the power play, but that he's rather bad at it. ...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Giordano Fined For Slew-Foot

NEW YORK (February 19, 2013) – Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano has been fined $10,000, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for slew-footing Dallas Stars forward Antoine Roussel in NHL Game No. 215 in Dallas on Sunday, February 17, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. As defined by NHL Rule 52: “Slew-footing...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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