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Mark Giordano | Defenseman | #5

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (32) / 10/3/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 198
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The Calgary Flames are continuing through the process of hiring a head coach, but it doesn't sound like a decision is imminent.
"We’ve talked about a few guys. We’ll speak with a few more. It’s progressing," Flames GM Brad Treliving said. Former Wild coach Mike Yeo is presumably among the people that's been interviewed, based on an earlier report that the Flames asked Minnesota for permission to speak with him. Whoever the Flames hire will be replacing Bob Hartley, who had a 134-135-25 record in four seasons with Calgary. May 24 - 8:43 AM
Source: Calgary Sun

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It might be a while before the Calgary Flames settle on a head coach.

Flames GM Brad Treliving said he's not rushing to fill the vacancy. "It’s no different than building a team," Treliving said. "You’re trying to find a match and chemistry." The Flames recently asked for permission to speak to former Wild bench boss Mike Yeo.
May 13 - 10:35 AM

The Calgary Flames have reportedly asked the Minnesota Wild for permission to speak to Mike Yeo.

The Wild fired Yeo, but he's still under contract with them, so that's why Calgary had to get their blessing first. Yeo spent parts of five seasons with Minnesota and had a 173-132-44 record with the squad. Minnesota made the playoffs for three straight years from 2013 through 2015, but never got very far in the postseason. Calgary is looking for a new bench boss after firing Bob Hartley.
Source: Calgary Sun
May 12 - 10:24 AM

If the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues in Game 7 on Wednesday, Dallas' first-round pick will go to the Calgary Flames.

That's a result of the Kris Russell trade, which sent a package to Calgary that included a conditional second round pick. That selection would be upgraded to a first rounder if Dallas made it to the Western Conference Final and Russell plays in at least half of the Stars' first and second round games. Dallas has consistently been using Russell in the playoffs, so all that remains is to see if the Stars can overcome the Blues.
Source: Calgary Sun
May 11 - 10:03 AM

The firing of coach Bob Hartley was "an eye-opener for a lot of our players," according to Mark Giordano.

Hartley spent four seasons with Calgary and the team posted a 134-135-25 over that span. The Flames failed to make the playoffs in three of those four campaigns, including the 2015-16 season. "You always just feel terrible as a player. There’s no other way to describe it, because you feel like you let someone down," Giordano said. "I’ve been in this situation before, but being the captain of the team, it’s a little bit different. And having a good working relationship and off-ice relationship with Bob, as well, it’s tough. I talked to Bob and thanked him for everything."
Source: Calgary Sun
May 4 - 7:43 AM

Mark Giordano has been named a finalist for the 2016 NHL Foundation Player Award.

The award, which comes with a prize of $25K, is presented to "an NHL player who applies the core values of hockey; commitment, perseverance and teamwork, to enrich the lives of people in his community." Along with his wife "Team Giordano" works with the Calgary Board of Education to create a unique community program. In turn Team Giordano provides resources to four low-income Calgary schools, including school supplies like computers and journals plus floor hockey equipment. The two-year-old program has impacted over 1,400 kids in the area while Giordano himself has donated over $200K. Should the Giordano's win, they'll become the second Flames to win and the first since Jarome Iginla in 2004.
Source: NHL.com
May 3 - 8:14 PM

Mark Giordano scored and added an assist in a 5-4 OT loss to LA on Tuesday.

The career year continues for the Flames' captain. Giordano has a career best 21 goals and 55 points in 80 games. Johnny Gaudreau picked up two assists, Mikael Backlund and Hunter Shinkaruk also scored goals in a losing cause.
Apr 6 - 1:45 AM

Mark Giordano scored and added an assist in an 8-3 loss to Anaheim on Wednesday.

He now has points in 12 of his last 15 games. Despite the losing, the Flames captain is enjoying a career year with 53 points in 77 games. Hunter Shinkaruk was the other bright spot for the Flames in this contest as posted his first career NHL goal.
Mar 31 - 1:59 AM

Mark Giordano had an assist in Calgary's 5-2 win over Arizona on Monday.

Giordano has recorded a point in three of his last four games. He has 19 goals and a career-high 51 points this season.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mar 29 - 8:39 AM

Mark Giordano is just one goal shy of reaching the 20-mark for the first time in his career.

Giordano has already achieved a personal first by recording his 50th point of 2015-16 on March 24. The last Flames defenseman to score at least 20 goals in a single season was Dion Phaneuf back in 2005-06.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mar 28 - 8:56 AM

Mark Giordano had an assist in a 6-2 defeat to the Minnesota Wild on Thursday.

It was Giordano's 31st assist and 50th point in 74 games this season. He's had some great seasons before, including his 2014-15 campaign, but this is the first time in the 32-year-old defenseman's career that he's reached the 50-point milestone.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mar 25 - 10:50 AM

Mark Giordano registered an assist in a 5-2 loss to Toronto Monday night.

Giordano has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last five games. He has 19 goals and 49 points in 73 contests in 2015-16.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mar 22 - 8:53 AM

Mark Giordano just can't stop scoring.

Along with his six shots and three blocks, the Flames' captain picked up his 19th goal of the season and extended his point streak to three. Giordano has three goals and five points over that span. Unfortunately, the Flames fell to the Avalanche 4-3 in a shootout on Friday.
Mar 19 - 1:08 AM

Mark Giordano found the back of the net on the power-play, and assisted on one of Michael Frolik's shorthanded markers in the Flames 7-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Monday.

The goal was Giordano's 17th of the season, and was assisted by Doug Hamilton and Jyrki Jokipakka. Giordano has forty-five points in sixty-nine games played this campaign.
Mar 15 - 12:25 AM

Mark Giordano registered an assist in a 2-1 overtime loss to San Jose on Monday.

Giordano is on a three-game point streak. He has 16 goals and 41 points in 66 contests this season.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mar 8 - 9:02 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
2Micheal Ferland
3Josh Jooris
D1Mark Giordano
2T.J. Brodie
3Dennis Wideman
4Dougie Hamilton
5Jyrki Jokipakka
6Ladislav Smid
7Deryk Engelland
8Oliver Kylington
9Jakub Nakladal
10Patrick Sieloff
G1Joni Ortio
2Niklas Backstrom
3Karri Ramo