Jacob Markstrom RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jacob Markstrom's Huge Contract a Make-or-Break Move for This Era of the Flames

    SI "We knew the Calgary Flames were going to walk away with a big-ticket starting goaltender this off-season. They needed to break through from middling contender to true contender and, while they got an admirable lift from veteran Cam Talbot this past season, they wanted a bellcow starter to rely..." October 10

  • Jacob Markstrom Signs Deal With Calgary Flames

    Last Word On Sports "One of the best free-agent goaltenders is off the market as Jacob Markstrom has signed a new deal with the Calgary Flames, per Sportnet’s Irfaan Gaffar. The deal is for six-years at six million a year. 36 million for the total contract. The 30-year-old Markstrom..." October 09

  • Why Oilers should be all-in on Jacob Markstrom in free agency

    Sportsnet "Should the Edmonton Oilers be all-in on Jacob Markstrom? Does Jesse Puljujarvi enjoy a nice slice of post-game pizza? OK, let’s approach this another way. What does almost every Stanley Cup-winning team have in common? They either..." October 08

  • Jacob Markstrom, Canucks negotiating new contract prior to free agency

    NHL.com "Jacob Markstrom and the Vancouver Canucks have begun negotiations on a new contract before the can become an unrestricted free agent after this season. Canucks general manager Jim Benning said Tuesday he spoke to Markstrom's agent, Pat Morris, on Monday, three days after..." September 09

  • Canucks challenged to find improvements in uncertain off-season

    Sportsnet "In any “normal” off-season, there would be no question, zero doubt, about the Vancouver Canucks re-signing starting goalie Jacob Markstrom. The 30-year-old has grown with the Canucks in Vancouver, developing into a top-tier National Hockey League starter as..." September 08

  • Canucks’ thrilling run ends in regret, but lessons abound for young core

    Sportsnet "No matter how much a team soars past expectations, even doing things others thought impossible, no NHL season ever ends in defeat without sorrow and some regret. The Vancouver Canucks weren’t even supposed to make the Stanley Cup tournament this season, but they won..." September 05

  • With Jacob Markstrom looking out of sorts, will Canucks turn to Thatcher Demko?

    Sportsnet "Near the end of 14 consecutive playoff starts that included three sets of back-to-back games, Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom allowed three goals on four shots in the third period on Sunday and looked tired. Sportsnet insider Elliotte Friedman suggested Monday..." September 01

  • Jacob Markstrom: Canucks' Game 5 win 'showed a lot of character'

    The Score "Vancouver Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom believes his teammates proved their mettle in a resilient 4-3 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 5 on Wednesday. The Canucks opened the scoring in the pivotal clash, but St. Louis responded with three straight goals to take..." August 20

  • Canucks, Jacob Markstrom to resume contract talks after playoffs

    NHL.com "Jacob Markstrom and the Vancouver Canucks will resume contract negotiations after the Stanley Cup Playoffs, general manager Jim Benning said Wednesday. "I've got a good relationship with Jacob, and you know we talked again yesterday," Benning told Sportsnet...." July 30

  • Canucks’ Jacob Markstrom has eyes fixed on long-awaited Stanley Cup Playoffs debut

    Sportsnet "In the season that saved his career, Jacob Markstrom carried the Utica Comets to a franchise-record 103 points in 2014-15 before taking his American Hockey League team to the Calder Cup final. Markstrom, who began that season by clearing waivers after the Vancouver..." July 14

  • Canucks GM hopes to re-sign Jacob Markstrom: 'He's an important guy for us'

    The Province "Two consecutive Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy nominations look good on any NHL resume, but do they carry weight at the contract table? For unrestricted free agent Jacob Markstrom, being selected again by the Professional Hockey Writers Association’s Vancouver chapter as..." June 10

  • Canucks' Jacob Markstrom cleared to play if season resumes

    The Score "Jacob Markstrom is on the mend. The Vancouver Canucks' No. 1 goaltender has been given the green light to return, general manager Jim Benning said Wednesday. Markstrom underwent a minor procedure in late February after suffering an injury against the..." April 30