Mark Giordano RUMORS & NEWS

  • Flames put Mark Giordano on IR, claim David Schlemko off waivers "The Calgary Flames have decided to place captain and top defenseman Mark Giordano on the injured reserve. They also claimed blueliner David Schlemko off waivers from the Dallas Stars. Giordano's status is certainly concerning for the Flames, who are still in the race to make the postseason this..." March 01

  • Hockey Canada officials keeping an eye on Flames captain

    Calgary Sun "For the bulk of the first half of the NHL season, Mark Giordano has been the Calgary Flames player most worth watching. As Team Canada assistant coach Ken Hitchcock explained Wednesday, ol’ Gio’s viewership is about to increase exponentially as Olympic team officials are going to be watching..." January 09

  • Giordano’s return sparks Flames to convincing 4-1 win over Phoenix

    Calgary Herald "How much did the Calgary Flames miss their captain? For starters, without heart-and-soul defenceman Mark Giordano in the lineup, the team went on a cold 5-11-2 slide through the last part of October until the end of November. At the time of the 30-year-old’s injury on Oct. 21, the Flames were..." December 05

  • Flames captain Giordano could return to the lineup Wednesday night

    Calgary Herald "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..." December 04

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  • Flames' Giordano out 6-8 weeks with broken ankle "The Calgary Flames will be without captain Mark Giordano for the next 6-8 weeks with a broken ankle. The veteran defenceman was placed on injured reserve by the team on Tuesday. Giordano had already missed three games with a lower body injury. Forward Lee Stempniak is also out after..." October 30

  • Flames keep fans in dark about two key injured players

    Calgary Herald "The rampant paranoia, the John le Carre/CIA coverup secrecy levels surrounding NHL injuries have, alas, reached epidemic, leaguewide proportions. “Lower-body” injuries could, technically, mean anything from an inflamed ingrown toenail to amputation below the knee. Well, it can be revealed —..." October 28

  • Giordano’s solid early play has him back on the radar for Team Canada

    Calgary Herald "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..." October 16

  • Flames name Giordano captain "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..." September 20

  • Why Mark Giordano should be the next captain

    Calgary Herald "Don’t dither. Resist the temptation to overthink it. Mark Giordano’s your man. By a landslide if the polls aren’t rigged. “I think anyone would love to wear a ‘C’ anytime” Giordano replies asked about the possibility of being handed the captaincy of the Calgary Flames. “Any of the 750..." September 12