Mark Giordano RUMORS & NEWS

  • Why Mark Giordano made ‘a tremendous sacrifice’ to remain a Maple Leaf

    Sportsnet "During those heady days following the trade deadline, when the Toronto Maple Leafs’ defence corps was in the throes of an instant boost from its newest and oldest recruit, coach Sheldon Keefe considered the best aspect of Mark Giordano’s game. “He puts out..." May 23

  • Mark Giordano Signs Extension With Maple Leafs

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Maple Leafs have agreed to a two-year contract extension with veteran defenceman Mark Giordano, the team announced Sunday. The deal carries an average annual value of $800,000. The Toronto native decided to take a hometown discount as he was in the..." May 22

  • Maple Leafs Should Make Mark Giordano More Than a Playoff Rental

    The Hockey Writers "Prior to the trade deadline, Kyle Dubas had expressed his desire to acquire a player or players who were not just a rental. He felt more comfortable giving up assets for players who could be with the Maple Leafs beyond this season. As it was, both Mark Giordano and Colin..." March 31

  • Artturi Lehkonen deal a win-win, why Flames didn’t pursue Mark Giordano, and more from deadline day

    The Athletic "Kent Hughes must have repeated the same thing at least 20-30 times over the past few weeks when teams kept checking in on Artturi Lehkonen. “We don’t want to trade him, you need to blow us away,’’’ the Canadiens GM told team after team to the point where..." March 22

  • Why Maple Leafs scored great market value in Mark Giordano trade

    Sportsnet "As the hours ticked by and the Toronto Maple Leafs’ other targets got plucked at high prices by their aggressive competitors, it became increasingly apparent that Kyle Dubas’s big trade deadline swing would be for Mark Giordano. Of greater intrigue Sunday -- and..." March 21

  • Toronto Maple Leafs bulk up on defense, add Mark Giordano, 38, from Seattle Kraken

    ESPN "Seattle Kraken defenseman Mark Giordano has been traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs, sources told ESPN on Sunday. Giordano, 38, was the Kraken's inaugural captain after spending 15 seasons in Calgary. Giordano is an unrestricted free agent this summer and met..." March 20

  • Mark Giordano among Maple Leafs' targets ahead of deadline

    The Score "Seattle Kraken captain Mark Giordano is on the Toronto Maple Leafs' list of targets ahead of Monday's trade deadline, according to TSN's Chris Johnston. "We know that Mark Giordano is one of the targets that the Maple Leafs have on their list at..." March 17

  • Kraken's Mark Giordano sitting ahead of trade deadline

    The Score "Seattle Kraken captain Mark Giordano won't play against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night, head coach Dave Hakstol announced, according to's Andy Eide. The veteran defenseman is a premium trade chip for the Kraken. General manager Ron..." March 16

  • NHL Trade Deadline Big Board 3.0: Mark Giordano, Claude Giroux and 31 others who could be dealt

    The Athletic "There’s less than a week to go until the 2022 NHL trade deadline and this past weekend followed a familiar pattern. Dead quiet. Months of gridlock continued. Usually, by this time, the trades have accelerated to the point where TSN host James Duthie can make his annual joke..." March 15

  • Latest On Mark Giordano

    Pro Hockey Rumors "In recent weeks, the Seattle Kraken made the decision that they would be trading Mark Giordano. He and Ron Francis, Kraken general manager, sat down and discussed the future and came to the conclusion that the team would trade its first captain, thinking of the future of the franchise..." March 04

  • NHL trade notes and rumors: What we're hearing on Mark Giordano, Jake DeBrusk, Marc-Andre Fleury, more

    ESPN "The 2022 NHL trade deadline is March 21, and front offices are working overtime. It's not just an influx of scouts at games -- general managers and assistant general managers are populating the press boxes, too. Calls are picking up in frequency and discussions are..." March 04

  • Panthers Should View Mark Giordano as a Trade Target

    The Hockey Writers "The Florida Panthers are currently atop the Atlantic Division with a 35-13-5 record and 75 points. Of course, as with all teams, they have flaws. The Panthers’ defense could use a bit of an upgrade as they rank 15th in the NHL in goals against per game, and they’ve allowed four or..." March 01

  • Kraken To Explore Trade Market For Mark Giordano

    Pro Hockey Rumors "In recent weeks, Seattle hadn’t finalized their plans for veteran defenseman Mark Giordano as they wanted to meet with him first to see if he’d be open to extending his stay with them.  In the end, however, Pierre LeBrun reported in the latest TSN Insider..." February 24

  • Top Landing Spots For Kraken's Mark Giordano

    Bleacher Report "Actual difference-makers are a rare commodity at the NHL trade deadline. Some years, the crop of players available is headlined by a depth defenseman or a third-line center. That won't be the case in 2021-22, as there are a few skaters who could make a major..." January 28

  • NHL Trade Candidates: What Mark Giordano, Jakob Chychrun, John Klingberg Bring to Teams

    Sportsnet "Between now and the trade deadline, there are going to be developing stories around the league about available players and where they might go. So, we’ll build on the reporting by giving insight into what these players on the block can do and what an acquiring team will be adding to their..." January 15

  • Agent: Mark Giordano Could Return to Calgary

    News Beezer "As an agent representing Mark Giordano and Andrew Mangiapane, Ritch Winter said he could well see a scenario in which the former would be returned to the Flames and would urge the latter not to sign a long-term deal with Calgary this summer. Winter’s candid remarks came in a..." January 11