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Calgary Flames: The Goalie Quandary 2

After one final game in Minnesota, the Calgary Flames will close the book on what has been a disappointing season. They have been in the middle of a rebuilding period, but it seemed like an early and stunning success after they made it to the Western Conference semifinals last season. Unfortunately, the young squad could not repeat such magic for a second consecutive season, and...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

John Scott back to play in the NHL

NASHVILLE, TN – JANUARY 31: Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks, Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames, and Brent Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks hoist John Scott #28 of the Arizona Coyotes after the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Final Game between the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference at Bridgestone Arena on January 31, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Sanford...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting Team Canada's Final Group Of Defensemen

Just like in any short tournament, the World Cup of Hockey will be won by the team that exhibits the best team defense. Team Canada proved this in the 2014 Olympics when they went on to win gold by allowing only three goals in six games. On March 1, Team Canada took their next step to winning the first ever World Cup of Hockey by releasing their preliminary roster. The four defensemen...
Via The Sports Quotient
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames at Toronto Maple Leafs: Monday game preview

Flames captain Mark Giordano has matched his career high with 48 points this season.
Via Toronto Star
March 20, 2016

Flames use big first period to get past Jets 4-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Michael Frolik had a goal and two assists and the Calgary Flames scored three times in the first period before cruising to a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday night. Joe Colborne had a goal and an assist and Mikael Backlund, the third member of that line, added two assists as the Flames won consecutive games on home ice for the first time since...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Blues give up two short-handed goals in 7-4 loss to Flames

CALGARY, Alberta -- Michael Frolik scored three times, included two short-handed goals, as the Calgary Flames beat the St. Louis Blues 7-4 Monday night.Sean Monahan had two goals and Joe Colborne and Mark Giordano also scored for Calgary. Dougie Hamilton and Johnny Gaudreau each had three assists, and Joni Ortio finished with 31 saves to improve to 3-7-3.Paul Stastny scored twice...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Ducks top Flames for 5th straight victory

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Ryan Kesler had two goals and an assist, John Gibson made 22 saves and the Anaheim Ducks returned from a lengthy road trip with their fifth consecutive victory, 5-2 over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night.Captain Ryan Getzlaf extended his point streak to eight games with a third-period goal for the streaking Ducks, who have won 12 of 14 to improve to 19-4...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Kesler powers Ducks to 5th straight win, 5-2 over Flames

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Ryan Kesler had two goals and an assist, John Gibson made 22 saves and the Anaheim Ducks returned from a lengthy road trip with their fifth consecutive victory, 5-2 over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night. Captain Ryan Getzlaf extended his point streak to eight games with a third-period goal for the streaking Ducks, who have won 12 of 14 to improve to 19-4...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Nazem Kadri fined $5,000 for throat-slashing gesture

Nazem Kadri has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for making a throat-slashing gesture towards Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano during Tuesday night’s game in Calgary. Kadri's reaction to the hit from Giordano (s/t @Fan960Wills) pic.twitter.com/JjRETZZaxE — Stephanie (@myregularface) February 10, 2016   Nazem Kadri said following the game, he didn’t remember the incident...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs' Kadri fined $5,000 for throat-slashing gesture

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL has fined Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri $5,000 for making a throat-slashing gesture at Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano earlier in the week. Kadri was fined the maximum allowable under the league's collective bargaining agreement for making the inappropriate gesture. Maple Leafs general manager Lou Lamoriello said during a radio appearance...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs' Kadri makes throat-slash gesture toward Flames' Giordano

Nazem Kadri could find himself in hot water with the NHL after the Toronto Maple Leafs forward demonstrated a throat-slash gesture toward Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano during Tuesday's game.Kadri was on the receiving end of a hard open-ice hit from Giordano in the first period of the Flames' 4-3 win over the Maple Leafs. Kadri retreated to the bench and slammed the door before...
Via Fox Sports
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets-Flames Preview

While one win doesn't necessarily signal the start of a turnaround, the Calgary Flames are desperate for positives right now. Playing without another key defenseman certainly wouldn't qualify. Calgary tries to put together consecutive victories for the first time in over a month Friday night when it hosts the league-worst Columbus Blue Jackets. One the same day they learned they...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Kids with life-threatening health issues meet NHL All-Stars

Ryan Smethurst brandished a big smile as the 16-year-old joined his family in making the lengthy trek to the NHL All-Star Game in Nashville, Tenn.The Calgary (Alberta) natives had no issue going the extra mile, considering the many they've traveled as Ryan fights an ongoing battle after being born with a congenital heart defect. Although more surgery awaits, Smethurst was able to...
Via Fox Sports
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber, Predators cap perfect trip with 2-1 win over Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Shea Weber's power-play goal in the second period stood up as the winner, helping the Nashville Predators complete a perfect road trip with a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. The Predators, who opened the night one point out of a wild-card spot in the Western Conference, finished a four-game trip 4-0-0, having also beaten Winnipeg, Edmonton...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Flames' Giordano open to women coaching in the NHL

Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano told reporters that it's a question of "when" as opposed to "if" women someday will occupy a coaching role in the NHL.Giordano was asked about his thoughts on the heels of Kathryn Smith being hired by the Buffalo Bills as the NFL's first female full-time assistant coach on Wednesday.Via The Calgary Herald:The NHL has yet to join the other major...
Via Fox Sports
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Johnny Gaudreau, Mark Giordano Make All-Star Roster

This morning, the NHL announced rosters for the four All-Star teams comprised of the Atlantic, Metropolitan, Central and Pacific Division. The Calgary Flames will be represented by two players in winger Johnny Gaudreau and defenseman and captain Mark Giordano. This will be their second-consecutive all-star game. “Johnny Hockey” is tied for second in scoring for the Pacific Division...
Via The Sports Journal
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Game 40 Box Score And Video Highlights: Lightning 1 – Flames 3

Scoring Summary 1st Period 03:56 CGY Matt Stajan (4) ASST: Mark Giordano (12), TJ Brodie (17) 1 – 0 CGY 2nd Period 15:30 CGY David Jones (8) ASST: Mark Giordano (13) 2 – 0 CGY 3rd Period 18:21 TBL Steven Stamkos (17) ASST: Anton Stralman (14), Valtteri Filppula (13) 2 – 1 CGY 19:02 CGY EN – Lance Bouma (1) ASST: Dennis Wideman (17), Kris Russell ...
Via Lightning Shout
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: James Neal takes head shot on Mark Giordano

James Neal may be getting a call from the Department of Player Safety after his headshot on Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano. While playing the puck between his skates, Giordano was completely unaware of Neal who was rushing in and took a brutal hit to the side of his head. That’s a pretty bad hit from Neal. It’s difficult to tell what his intent was, but it’s fair...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 10: Rebound against the regressing Flames

The Rangers lost in a shootout last night to the Flyers, and now are back at MSG to take on the Calgary Flames. Calgary made headlines this summer with their high profile acquisition of Dougie Hamilton to compliment Mark Giordano and T.J. Brodie on the blue line. But their strong blue line means diddly if […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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 helps Flames beat Red Wings in OT 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.Joe Colborne tied it for Calgary 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 season.Gustav Nyquist...
Via AP on Fox
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

Giordano helps Flames beat Red Wings in OT 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. Joe Colborne tied it for Calgary 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 season. Gustav Nyquist...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
October 23, 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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames season preview: Depth on defense fuels expectation

Plus: Calgary bolstered its impressive defensive corps by adding offensive-minded blue-liner Dougie Hamilton from Boston in the offseason and signed captain Mark Giordano to a six-year, $40.5 million contract extension in the summer. The Flames' depth on defense serves as a great benefit considering they are already under the gun with defenseman T.J. Brodie sidelined with a broken...
Via Fox Sports
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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