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Late Game Rally Nets 3-2 Victory, Reclaimed Identity for Calgary Flames

CALGARY, AB – OCTOBER 23: Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames celebrates with teammates after scoring the OT winner against the Detroit Red Wings at Scotiabank Saddledome on October 23, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/Getty Images)   The Calgary Flames are back. At least that appears to be the case after the club came up with a victory over the Detroit...
Via The Sports Journal
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Giordano scores 2nd goal in OT, Flames beat Red Wings 3-2

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Mark Giordano scored his second goal of the game in overtime and the Calgary Flames came back to end a four-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the struggling Detroit Red Wings. Calgary trailed 2-1 when Joe Colborne scored with 1:12 left in the third period. Giordano scored 3:12 into overtime to give Calgary its first win in five home games this year. Gustav...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Giordano: Flames’ effort in opener was 'unacceptable'

The 2015-16 NHL season has barely started and Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano has already criticized his team’s effort. The Flames fell in their opener 5-1 against the Vancouver Canucks and Girodano had some blunt comments following the game. Via The Score: “That was probably as bad as we can get out there. We’ve got to get back to playing our system. We can’t...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames' Hartley: 'No distractions' following Giordano signing

Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley believes the team's mindset is where it should be in the wake of captain Mark Giordano signing a six-year contract extension worth a reported $40.5 million."Gio is a pillar for us, someone we can count on," the reigning Jack Adams Award winner told the Calgary Herald on Wednesday. "(General manager) Brad (Treliving) has done a great job. We’re going...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames re-sign defenseman Mark Giordano

On Tuesday the Calgary Flames re-signed defenseman Mark Giordano to a six-year, $40.5 million contract (AAV of $6.75 million). Giordano will enter the final year of his 5-year, $20.1 million contract (AAV of $4.02 million) this coming season, and his new contract will kick in during the 2016-2017 season. How is the contract for the Flames? Calgary Flames Defenseman Mark Giordano...
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames Sign Mark Giordano To 6-Year Contract Extension Worth Reported $40.5 Million

Mark Giordano is one of the five-best defensemen in the NHL, and now he’s being paid like one. The Calgary Flames captain and No. 1 blueliner signed a six-year contract extension Tuesday, the team announced. Chris Johnston of Sportsnet reported the deal is worth $40.5 million, or $6.75 million per season. Mark Giordano earns $6.75M in all six years of his extension. The first...
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Flames lock up captain Mark Giordano to a six-year deal

The Calgary Flames continued their impressive offseason today by signing captain Mark Giordano to a six-year deal worth $40.5 million, which is a 6.75 AAV per Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. There’s few other ways of putting this – this is a huge win for Calgary. Giordano’s asking price was said to be close to the $8-9 million per season range, so getting him at just under...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Captain Mark Giordano Practices, Nears Return

CALGARY, AB – FEBRUARY 2: Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames skates against the Winnipeg Jets in his 500th career NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 2, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Brad Watson/NHLI via Getty Images) The Calgary Flames got a rude awakening in Game 1 of their second-round match-up with the Anaheim Ducks, enduring a sixty minute beatdown...
Via The Sports Journal
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames: continuing to prove critics wrong

There have been a few notable surprises for the NHL in the 2014-2015 season, such as the mumps and the emergence of the Nashville Predators as a Western Conference powerhouse. One of the more interesting surprises, however, has been the Calgary Flames. Many speculated that the Flames were going to be a bottom feeder Western Conference team. After finishing 27th in the 2013-2014 season...
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Sportsnet has no idea what Mark Giordano looks like

The injuries to Patrick Kane and Mark Giordano were devastating to their respective teams. Which team will suffer the most? That’s exactly what Sportsnet asked, but they made one huge mistake. this is not good — Rich Miller (@pensbender) March 5, 2015 Boy, Giordano looks a lot like P.K. Subban. The post Photo: Sportsnet has no idea what Mark Giordano...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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