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Calgary Flames Advance to Second Round After Signature Comeback Effort

Calgary Flames’ Matt Stajan (18) celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks with teammates during the third period of Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)   The Calgary Flames have earned their place in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Who saw that coming...
Via The Sports Journal
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Stajan goal lifts Flames to Game 6 win, eliminating Canucks

  Matt Stajan broke a tie with 4:17 left and the Calgary Flames beat the Vancouver Canucks 7-4 on Saturday night to win the Western Conference playoff series 4-2. Calgary will face the Anaheim Ducks in the second round. The Flames last advanced beyond the opening round in 2004 when they reached the Stanley Cup final and lost in seven games to Tampa Bay. Michael Ferland and Jiri...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames Injury Update: Matt Stajan placed on IR, out 6 weeks

Wednesday afternoon, the Calgary Flames placed center Matt Stajan on IR, and he is expected to miss approximately six weeks. He injured his knee on a hit by Montreal Canadien’s defenseman Jarred Tinordi during the Flames 2-1 shootout loss. Check out the video of the hit below: Stajan has gotten off to a slow start this season with only one goal and one assist through eleven games...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames’ Matt Stajan Honors Late Son After Scoring Goal Against Oilers (Video)

Calgary Flames center Matt Stajan recently took a personal leave from the team to grieve with his wife after their newborn son died shortly after childbirth. On Saturday night, Stajan honord his late son, Emerson, when he scored a penalty shot goal. Stajan returned to the Flames’ lineup last Tuesday, and got on the scoresheet for the first time since in his team’s 8-1 rout of...
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Stajan On Leave From Flames Following Death Of Newborn Son

Forward Matt Stajan is taking an indefinite leave of absence following the death of his newborn son, Emerson, the Calgary Flames announced Sunday. Stajan has been out of the lineup for the past four games for Calgary, and the tragic explanation for his absence was explained today. “It is with great sadness we inform that Katie and Matt Stajan are grieving the loss of their son...
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumor: Matt Stajan on indefinite leave from Flames

Matt Stajan took what was supposed to be a short leave from the Flames last weekend, for what was supposed to be the most joyous of occasions, the birth of a child. That event became the worst nightmare for any couple, when the child died after being born.Stajan, who is one of the Flames most consistent centres will not be in the Flames lineup for the near future, and quite likely...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames Give Stajan Four Year Contract Extension by   Steven Ellis

The Calgary Flames and centre Matt Stajan have agreed on a four-year contract extension. The deal will see him earn $3.125M a season. Stajan, who is in the final season of a four-year, $14-million contract, just recently snapped a 16-game goal-scoring drought during Saturday’s 3-2 shootout loss to the Vancouver Canucks. The inconsistent middleman has seven goals and 10 assists [...]
Via The Hockey House
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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