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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...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 12, 2014  |  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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames captain Mark Giordano out 6-8 weeks (broken ankle)

Mark Giordano, the Calgary Flames 29 year old captain was put on injured reserve due to a broken ankle that will keep him out 6-8 weeks, while their veteran winger Lee Stempniak will also be lost for 3-4 weeks with a broken foot. Before making his NHL debut in 2005-06, Giordano was a former standout with OHL Owen Sound, signed with the Flames as an undrafted free agent in 2004,...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 30, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
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

Mark Giordano Named Captain Of The Calgary Flames

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that Mark Giordano has been named team captain. Giordano becomes the 19th player in franchise history to wear the captain’s C for the Flames. Curtis Glencross and Mike Cammalleri will return as assistant captains. “Mark represents all the qualities that we set as a coaching staff and an organization,” said head coach Bob...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 20, 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...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames D Giordano may return Thursday

Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano will be a game-time decision for Thursday's game against the visiting Anaheim Ducks after missing the previous 21 games with a ruptured tendon in his leg.Giordano suffered the injury in a Nov. 29 game against the Nashville Predators and was placed on injured reserve the following day. "We’ll see how he responds to the morning skate...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Flames D Giordano out indefinitely with ruptured tendons

Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano ruptured tendons in his leg and will be sidelined indefinitely. Giordano, who will be re-evaluated in three weeks, was thought to have suffered a pulled hamstring in Tuesday's game against the Nashville Predators. He was later placed on injured reserve. The 28-year-old Giordano, who played in every game in each of the past two seasons...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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