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Mark Giordano | Defenseman | #5

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (33) / 10/3/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 198
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Mark Giordano has been nominated for the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award.
The award recognizes North America athletes from a wide range of leagues, including the NHL, NBA, MLB, NFL, and PGA Tour to name a handful. The other candidates are golfer Ernie Els, the Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald, and the New York Mets' Curtis Granderson. "At the end of the day, you don’t get involved in charity work to be recognized and win awards," Giordano said. "But it’s pretty cool when you can say you’ve put work and time into a foundation and it’s worked out and really made an impact on someone." Among his efforts are Team Giordano, which has donated $300,000 in funding to Calgary schools since its creation in 2014. He's also worked with Habitat for Humanity and has supported the You Can Play program. Jun 15 - 4:22 AM
Source: Calgary Sun

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Mark Giordano has been nominated for the Mark Messier Leadership Award.

The award is given to "the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team, on and off the ice, during the regular season." Giordano was named the NHL Foundation Player Award winner last season. Since 2014, "Team Giordano" has raised $300,000 to high-needs schools to promote improved physical activity and academics.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 27 - 8:18 PM

Mark Giordano saw a silver lining in the Flames' 3-2 loss to Anaheim in Game 1.

"We’re frustrated and our discipline tonight hurt us, but we’re right there," said Giordano. "We can play with these guys, we know we can. Certain moments in the game, I thought we had good looks to go up by two. We didn’t score and then they get a break and then they come down and score. We talked about it — they have players who, shift to shift, they can change the game because they’re so skilled and they can make plays, make things happen. You saw that tonight." Anaheim the heavy favorite in this series and obviously that remains the case after the Ducks took Game 1. However, as Giordano said, the Flames kept things close and they have a serious shot of pulling off an upset in this series.
Source: Calgary Sun
Apr 14 - 9:48 AM

Captain Mark Giordano will be rested for the Flames' finale on Saturday against the Sharks.

His season ends with 12 goals and 39 points along with 59 hits, 78 hits and 184 blocks through 81 games. He'll be ready for the playoffs.
Apr 8 - 6:55 PM

Mark Giordano's next goal will be significant.

It will be his 100th in a Flames' uniform. When he scores it, he will become only the fourth Calgary defenseman in team history to notch 100 goals. The others: Al MacInnis (213), Gary Suter (128) and Paul Reinhart (100). It will be a nice accomplishment for Giordano.
Source: Calgary Sun
Apr 1 - 12:32 PM

Mark Giordano picked up a goal and two assists in a 3-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Friday night.

While the Stars decided if they should touch the puck to half play due to a high stick, Giordano decided to wire in his 11th of the year for the Flames. He also picked up assists on goals scored by Michael Frolik and Matthew Tkachuk. Giordano's offensive numbers have dipped this season (33 points in 71 games) but he's still a valuable fantasy asset because of his plus-21 rating and 52 penalty minutes. The Flames are now 12-1-1 in their last 14 games played.
Mar 17 - 11:43 PM

Mark Giordano is on a four-game point streak.

Giordano extended that by registering an assist in a 3-2 win over Tampa Bay Thursday night. He has nine goals and 27 points in 61 contests this season.
Source: Calgary Sun
Feb 24 - 6:13 AM

Mark Giordano has found the back of the net in three straight games.

Giordano scored the game winner and registered an assist in Tuesday's 6-5 overtime victory against Nashville. He has nine goals and 26 points in 60 contests in 2016-17.
Source: Calgary Sun
Feb 22 - 4:21 AM

The Calgary Flames were able to salvage a standings point thanks to a Mark Giordano goal that caught Ryan Miller by surprise, but the Vancouver Canucks ultimately won 2-1 in OT on Saturday.

This marks Giordano's eighth goal and 24th point of the season. He's actually on a two-game goal streak, as he notched a tally on just one SOG against the Flyers on Feb. 15. Saturday's goal was a great example of what can happen if you just throw the puck at the net ... albeit quickly.
Feb 19 - 1:35 AM

Mark Giordano has been held off the scoresheet in seven of his last eight games.

The one exception though was a three-point game where Giordano had a goal and two assists. He has six goals and 22 points in 52 contests this season, which puts him on pace to fall below the 40-point mark after three consecutive campaigns where he reached that milestone.
Jan 28 - 3:46 AM

Mark Giordano scored two goals in a 4-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday.

Giordano made a great play for his second goal of the game, crashing the net and batting the rebound from Michael Frolik's shot out of the air and into the back of the net. Although his point totals have dropped this year, Giordano's defensive play continues to be excellent. He now has five goals and 14 points in 36 games this season.
Sat, Dec 24, 2016 12:48:00 AM

Mark Giordano registered an assist in a 3-2 shootout win versus the Blackhawks Monday night.

The shootout lasted seven rounds, though Giordano had an opportunity to end it in the sixth and fell short. He has a goal and five points in seven contests in 2016-17.
Source: Calgary Sun
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 08:40:00 AM

Mark Giordano recorded two assists in Calgary's 4-3 overtime win over Buffalo on Tuesday.

Giordano now has three assists in four games this season. He's also just four games away from his 600th career contest.
Source: Calgary Sun
Wed, Oct 19, 2016 08:19:00 AM

Mark Giordano had an assist in the Flames' 7-4 loss to the Oilers Wednesday night.

Giordano also took a minor penalty, had three shots on goal, registered a hit, and blocked two shots. He reached a new career-high in 2015-16 with 56 points and while he might not do quite that well this season, as long as he stays healthy he's capable of reaching the 50-point mark again.
Source: Calgary Sun
Thu, Oct 13, 2016 10:16:00 AM

The Edmonton Oilers’ Anton Slepyshev had the only goal until the final seconds of play against the Calgary Flames in a split squad game contested in Calgary Monday night. Edmonton ended the game on top with a score of 2 – 1.

Slepyshev stood tall until the 18:57 minute mark of the third period when teammate Jere Sallinen scored a second goal. Mark Giordano kept the Flames from getting shutout with a power play goal nine seconds before the end of the show. In 11 games for the Oilers last year, Slepyshev failed to score a goal, but had one assist. Giordano scored 21 times in 82 games for the Flames.
Mon, Sep 26, 2016 11:51:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sean Monahan
2Mikael Backlund
3Sam Bennett
4Matt Stajan
5Freddie Hamilton
6Curtis Lazar
LW1Johnny Gaudreau
2Matthew Tkachuk
3Micheal Ferland
4Lance Bouma
RW1Michael Frolik
2Troy Brouwer
3Kris Versteeg
4Alex Chiasson
D1Mark Giordano
2Dougie Hamilton
3T.J. Brodie
4Michael Stone
5Dennis Wideman
6Matt Bartkowski
G1Brian Elliott
2Mike Smith