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Matt Stajan | Center | #18

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (32) / 12/19/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 2 (57) / TOR
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Matt Stajan had a night to remember during Thursday's 7-3 over Vancouver.
Stajan picked up a trio of helpers during the victory, raising his total to 11 assists and 17 points on the season. It's the eighth time in his career that Stajan has had a three-assist game, and the first since March of 2014. Apr 8 - 12:38 AM

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Matt Stajan picked up his fifth goal of the season during Friday's 4-3 shootout loss to Colorado.

Stajan is now up to 12 points on the season through 69 games, so he's still best suited for your waiver wire unfortunately.
Mar 19 - 1:11 AM

Matt Stajan registered an assist in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to Minnesota.

It was Stajan's 10th point in 55 games this season. At the age of 32, his days as a significant offensive threat are already well behind him.
Source: Calgary Sun
Feb 18 - 10:39 AM

Matt Stajan will receive maintenance on Monday and he won't play against Anaheim.

It's unclear what is ailing the Flames center, but he logged just 7:25 of ice time against Arizona on Friday.
Feb 15 - 4:14 PM

Matt Stajan snapped an eight-game point drought on Saturday.

He had an assist, bringing him up to five points in 29 games this season. The 31-year-old is averaging a modest 13:59 minutes per contest. He hasn't had much fantasy value since he joined the Calgary Flames during the 2009-10 campaign and that isn't likely to change.
Mon, Dec 14, 2015 08:06:00 AM

Matt Stajan had had a goal and an assist on Tuesday.

Stajan still has just four points in 20 games this season though. The 31-year-old might pick up the pace marginally for the rest of the campaign, but he won't have much fantasy value in standard leagues.
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 10:32:00 AM

Matt Stajan doesn't have a point in eight contests in 2015-16.

Stajan does have 14 penalty minutes though, including two from Sunday's 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers. He had 17 points and 28 PIM in 59 contests last season.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mon, Oct 26, 2015 08:26:00 AM

Matt Stajan had a goal and three points as the Calgary Flames advanced to the second round.

Stajan had the game winner and ended the six game series with four points, not too shabby for a bottom two center. "Things happen so quickly out there, and even when I go home, I’ll blink my eyes and still pinch myself not believing what just happened," Stajan said. "It’s one I’ll enjoy, especially for the next couple days."
Source: Calgary Sun
Sun, Apr 26, 2015 06:52:00 AM

Matt Stajan had an assist in Calgary's 2-1 loss to Vancouver on Thursday.

It was Stajan's first point of the 2015 playoffs. He had seven goals and 17 points in 59 regular season contests.
Source: Calgary Sun
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 10:38:00 AM

Matt Stajan will participate in the NHL playoffs for only the second time in his career.

Stajan played in three playoff games for Toronto in the 2003-04 season, the year before the first lockout. He played another five seasons in Toronto without sniffing the post-season and has been a member of the Flames for the past five-plus seasons without tasting any playoff action. "It’s been tough going year after year where you fall short," Stajan said. "It’s not easy getting into the playoffs in this league. You have your top teams that seem to get in there every year and then it’s a dogfight for the last three or four spots for the rest of the league."
Source: Calgary Sun
Mon, Apr 13, 2015 07:48:00 AM

Matt Stajan scored twice in a 6-3 win against Anaheim.

That extended Stajan's point streak to four games. He has seven goals and 14 points in 44 contests this season.
Source: Calgary Sun
Thu, Mar 12, 2015 10:49:00 AM

Matt Stajan scored his fifth of the season as he returned to action after missing two weeks for the birth of his son.

It was quite the return for the 31-year-old and celebratory at that as his goal tied the game at two before the Flames were on fire, scoring three more to win 5-2 over the Red Wings. Stajan has 11 points in 42 games this season so he should not be considered fantasy relevant.
Sat, Mar 7, 2015 01:50:00 AM

Matt Stajan has rejoined the Flames after spending time with his wife for the birth of their son.

Stajan probably won't play on Thursday against Boston, but Friday's contest seems likely. He has four goals and 10 points in 41 games in 2014-15.
Thu, Mar 5, 2015 09:25:00 AM

Matt Stajan has been moved to the non-roster list so that he's available for the birth of his child.

Calgary is playing in New York on Tuesday and Stajan won't participate in that game. It's not clear if he'll rejoin the team in time for Wednesday's contest versus the New Jersey Devils.
Mon, Feb 23, 2015 12:30:00 PM

Matt Stajan scored his fourth goal of the season in Calgary's 6-3 loss to Anaheim on Friday night.

Stajan slammed home the rebound off Joe Colborne's slick interception of Cam Fowler's ill-advised pass through the middle. And just like that, the Flames were up 1-0 with 5:10 to go in the first. Stajan played just 9:14 in the game with the goal being his only statistical contribution. He has 10 points in 41 games this season.
Sat, Feb 21, 2015 02:01:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sean Monahan
2Mikael Backlund
3Matt Stajan
4Drew Shore
5Derek Grant
LW1Johnny Gaudreau
2Sam Bennett
3Joe Colborne
4Lance Bouma
5Hunter Shinkaruk
6Brandon Bollig
RW1Michael Frolik
2Alex Chiasson
3Micheal Ferland
4Josh Jooris
D1Mark Giordano
2T.J. Brodie
3Dennis Wideman
4Dougie Hamilton
5Jyrki Jokipakka
6Ladislav Smid
7Deryk Engelland
8Oliver Kylington
9Jakub Nakladal
G1Brian Elliott
2Joni Ortio
3David Rittich
4Karri Ramo