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 points to the heavens for all the right reasons

The "pointing to the heavens" thing after registering some sort of point in sports may be overdone, but Tomas Tatar (who lost his dad) and now Matt Stajan have gone about the procedure for the right reasons, as the Hockey News's Casey Ippolito ntoes: It’s been a difficult time for Calgary Flames center Matt Stajan. Following the death of his newborn son,...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Stajan to play first game since son’s passing

On Tuesday, Calgary center Matt Stajan will play in his first game since his newborn son, Emerson, died on March 3. Flames head coach Bob Hartley confirmed the news on Monday. Stajan had missed the last eight games after leaving the team following a win over Edmonton on Mar. 1.
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Statement From Katie And Matt Stajan

via a release from the Calgary Flames... We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the incredible outpouring of love and support, during this very difficult time.  All of you have touched our lives with your kindness and compassion, and we truly appreciate everyone's thoughts and prayers. Our son, Emerson, will forever be in all of our hearts. Thank you...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Dambrauskas: Matt Stajan Mourns Loss of Newborn - Calgary Flames vs LA Kings

Follow Colin on Twitter!: @ColinDJD The Calgary youthful will take to the ice tonight against the Los Angeles Kings who have been on a rather hot streak. Currently on a seven game winning streak, the Kings are going to be a handful for the Flames who have won only three games in their last seven. That said, Calgary has won five of their last ten, and while it hasn’t been...
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March 10, 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

Statement regarding Matt Stajan's leave

It is with great sadness we inform that Katie and Matt Stajan are grieving the loss of their son, Emerson Stajan. Emerson passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, following childbirth. Our thoughts and prayers are with Katie and Matt at this difficult time. We appreciate that everyone has and will continue to respect their privacy during this period.
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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...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Stajan re-signs with Flames for four seasons

Even though the Calgary Flames don't have an actual general manager at the moment, that didn't stop them from re-signing veteran forward Matt Stajan on Monday. The deal, which has been widely reported but not actually announced quite yet by the Flames, is for four seasons and a reported $12.5 million according to Elliotte Friedman of the CBC. That's a $3.125 million...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Dambrauskas: Calgary Flames Expecting to Extend Matty "Franchise" Stajan...

Follow Colin on Twitter!: @ColinDJD It was announced today by Elliott Friedman that the Flames are expected to announce that they have signed center Matt Stajan to an extension. While I am sure there are plenty of folks out there who will say – “Why on earth resign Stajan!?”, there are an equal number of fans who appreciate what Stajan brings to this team, and...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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