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Joe Colborne | Winger

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/30/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 213
College: Denver
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Joe Colborne has been activated from injured reserve by the Calgary Flames.
He skated with Sean Monahan and Paul Byron in the morning and is likely to play against Buffalo. It will be his first appearance in the lineup since Oct. 28. Colborne has eight assists in 11 games this year. Dec 11 - 5:29 PM

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Joe Colborne (wrist) was able to fully participate in Wednesday's practice.

Colborne could be back in the lineup on Thursday. It's hard to say how that would impact the lines if he is though. He skated alongside Johnny Gaudreau and Josh Jooris during Wednesday's practice, but he was likely only filling in for Jiri Hudler, who was taking a day off. So Colborne will probably end up with different linemates, but who they will be remains to be seen.
Source: Calgary Sun
Dec 11 - 8:26 AM

Joe Colborne (wrist) is still skating before practice.

Colborne has been skating for the last 10 days but has not been cleared to practice with the team. He suffered the wrist injury on October 28 and has eight assists thus far. Stay tuned.
Nov 22 - 7:48 AM

Joe Colborne (wrist) has resumed skating.

Colborne was on the ice before Calgary's practice on Wednesday. He isn't expected to return in the near future.
Source: Calgary Sun
Nov 13 - 4:23 AM

The Calgary Flames have placed Joe Colborne (wrist) on the injured reserve list.

Colborne was injured on Tuesday and with the call up of Sven Baertschi, the Flames needed the space to place Baertschi on the 23 man roster. Colborne has eight assists this season and is headed for his best offensive season of his career, if he can stay healthy.
Source: Calgary Sun
Nov 3 - 5:36 AM

The Calgary Flames didn't provide a postgame update on Joe Colborne (upper body).

Colborne was struck in the head by the puck during Tuesday's contest. He initially stayed in the game, but his night ended after taking a few shifts following the incident. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Source: Calgary Sun
Oct 29 - 8:20 AM

Joe Colborne had to leave Tuesday's game versus Montreal after taking a puck to the head in the first period.

The Flames are calling it an upper-body injury but it was evident that he was affected by the shot to the head he took in the first period. He took just three shifts in the second period wasn't on the bench for the second period. We will update you as we know more.
Oct 28 - 11:19 PM

Joe Colborne is tied for second place in the NHL with eight assists.

He was tied for the lead heading into action on Friday when Ryan Getzlaf of the Ducks picked up his ninth helper of the season. Colborne has been a pleasant surprise for the Flames offensively with this outburst. This is his third NHL team as he was drafted by the Bruins in the first round of the 2008 Draft and then dealt to the Maple Leafs who traded him to his hometown of Calgary before the start of last season. He could hit the 50 point mark this season so he may be worthy of a waiver wire pickup in your pool.
Source: Calgary Sun
Oct 25 - 6:26 AM

Joe Colborne is off to a fast start with four assists in his first two games.

Colborne was dealt from Toronto to Calgary just before the start of last season and Calgary President Brian Burke, who was his GM in Toronto, compared him to David Steckel, a hard working fourth liner. But by the end of the season, Burke said he had a chance to be like David Backes or Jordan Staal and that is not too shabby. "In our final meeting, he mentioned a few guys like David Backes and Jordan Staal," says Colborne, who’d collected 28 points, including 10 goals. "They (are on) power play, penalty kill. They shut down guys. They’re good on faceoffs. That’s the type of guy I want to emulate." While we do not expect a 60 point season from the big center, 40-45 points look to be within his reach.
Oct 11 - 5:48 AM

Joe Colborne went into Calgary's training camp stronger and "with a completely different mindset."

"Just the change in my confidence level is huge," Colborne said. "Being able to go out there and assert myself. Coming back heavier and stronger with a better lower body base than I've ever had before." He established himself in the NHL last season with 10 goals and 28 points in 80 games. That was enough to convince the Flames to give him a two-year, $2.55 million contract in July.
Sep 24 - 8:54 AM

Joe Colborne has inked a two-year, $2.55 million contract extension.

Colborne was a restricted free agent and had an arbitration hearing scheduled for August 1. He had 10 goals and 28 points in 80 games with Calgary in 2013-14.
Jul 22 - 1:04 PM

Joe Colborne wants to avoid his arbitration hearing on August 1 if possible.

The hearing would be moot if the Flames and Colborne agree to terms before it starts. The arbitration process can be tough on a player as he has to sit there and listen to all the reasons the team feels like he's not worth as much as he claims. "I've seen a few guys go through the whole situation," Colborne said. "I've heard when you go in there and your agents are talking, you feel like the biggest human alive. You feel like you're a superhero. And then the team comes in and you don't feel quite so big after all, and you come out of like you've been through the ringer."
Source: Calgary Sun
Jul 16 - 10:02 PM

Joe Colborne's arbitration hearing is scheduled for August 1.

Colborne completed a one-year, $600,000 contract. he had 10 goals and 18 assists in 80 contests last season.
Source: TSN.ca
Jul 9 - 4:04 PM

Joe Colborne and the Calgary Flames could be heading for salary arbitration.

Colborne filed for arbitration prior to the deadline. He earned a salary of $600,000 last year and skated in 80 games with Calgary. In his first season with the Flames, Colborne earned 10 goals and 28 points.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 5 - 5:34 PM

Joe Colborne will play against his former Toronto Maple Leafs at a time when the team has hit a low point.

Toronto has lost eight games in a row in regulation time and the Calgary Flames will attempt to make it nine. On Colborne's end, he admitted that Tuesday's contest will be emotional for him. "Obviously, it’s where I played my first game, my first playoff game — that was one of the coolest moments of my life," Colborne said. "It's going to be a fun game. We're going to be battling hard. We know how much these two points mean to them." Realistically, Toronto has already been eliminated from the playoffs, but if they win all six of their remaining games, there's at least a chance that they will end up with a Wild Card spot. If Calgary beats Toronto Tuesday night, that faint hope will be gone.
Apr 1 - 9:22 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Sean Monahan
2Matt Stajan
3Markus Granlund
4Mikael Backlund
5Paul Byron
6Sam Bennett
LW1Curtis Glencross
2Johnny Gaudreau
3Mason Raymond
4Brandon Bollig
5Lance Bouma
RW1Jiri Hudler
2Josh Jooris
3David Jones
4Joe Colborne
5Brian McGrattan
D1Mark Giordano
2Dennis Wideman
3T.J. Brodie
4Kris Russell
5Ladislav Smid
6Raphael Diaz
7Deryk Engelland
8Corey Potter
G1Jonas Hiller
2Karri Ramo