Mark Giordano
D CGY
6 days ago

Having served his two-game suspension, Giordano is eligible to return to Calgary's lineup Wednesday against the Flyers.

EDGE Analysis

The Flames' captain was forced to sit out a pair of games recently, stemming for his hit on Wild forward, Mikko Koivu back on Dec. 6. He'll return to the blue line Wednesday against Philadelphia and will look to pick up where he left off prior to his obligatory absence. In the two games prior to his suspension, the 35-year-old had a combined five assists.

Mark Giordano
D CGY
1 week ago

The NHL Department of Player Safety suspended Giordano two games for kneeing Minnesota's Mikko Koivu during Thursday's win over the Wild.

EDGE Analysis

Koivu was injured on the play, which likely influenced the decision. It'll be a big loss for the Flames, as Giordano is their top defenseman and has 29 points -- 10 on the power play -- in 29 games. Giordano will be eligible to return for Wednesday's game versus the Flyers.

Mark Giordano
D CGY
1 week ago

Giordano will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Friday for kneeing Minnesota's Mikko Koivu during Thursday's 2-0 win over the Wild.

EDGE Analysis

Koivu was injured during the play, which will undoubtedly factor into the NHL Department of Player Safety's decision on whether additional punishment is warranted. An announcement regarding their ruling will be made prior to Saturday's game against the Predators.

Mark Giordano
D CGY
2 weeks ago

Giordano posted three assists in a 9-6 victory against the Blue Jackets on Tuesday.

EDGE Analysis

The Flames scored three times on the man advantage, and Giordano picked up his assists on two of those. He already has 10 power-play assists, which is more than what he had all of last season. Goals aren't coming very often for the veteran defenseman, but Giordano is still close to a point per game average because of 24 assists. He has three goals and 27 points in 28 games.

Mark Giordano
D CGY
3 weeks ago

Giordano had two helpers in a 6-1 win over the Coyotes on Sunday.

EDGE Analysis

Giordano is having a great season, even though he has a 2.9 shooting percentage that is well below his career average. That's because he has 19 assists through 24 games. The 34-year-old also has seven points on the power play.

Mark Giordano
D CGY
4 weeks ago

Giordano set up a pair of goals in Monday's 7-2 dismantling of the Golden Knights. One of the assists took place on the man advantage.

EDGE Analysis

Giordano ranks fifth in scoring among league defensemen with two goals and 18 assists through 21 games. His terrific on-ice vision was once again on display Monday, as the Flames scored a whopping seven unanswered goals through the first two periods.

Mark Giordano
D CGY
1 month ago

Giordano scored a goal and had two assists while firing seven shots on goal during Thursday's 6-5 win over Colorado.

EDGE Analysis

Giordano helped lead Calgary to a third period comeback win by picking up three points. It was the second goal of the year for Giordano, while his two helpers upped his total to 12 for the year. The defender is now averaging a point-per-game through 14 games this year.

Mark Giordano
D CGY
2 months ago

Giordano's two assists Saturday in a 4-3 shootout loss to Washington give him nine points in 11 games this season.

EDGE Analysis

He's tied for sixth in scoring from the blue line so far. Giordano is off to a fantastic start, even if the Flames aren't. Take full advantage. And if you are in a keeper league, you seriously need to consider leveraging this early start into a trade. Giordano is 35 and he's more likely to see his points decrease than increase at that age.

Mark Giordano
D CGY
2 months ago

Giordano had an assist during Sunday's 4-1 win over the New York Rangers.

EDGE Analysis

Giordano picked up an assist on one of the team's four goals while logging a team-high time-on-ice with over 22 minutes. Giordano spent nearly two minutes on the power play, taking three shots in the win.

Mark Giordano
D CGY
2 months ago

Giordano scored a goal and two assists while skating a team-high 27:05 in Saturday's 7-4 victory over the Canucks on Saturday.

EDGE Analysis

The 35-year-old is logging a ton of minutes to start the season, playing at least 25:46 in each of the first two games. On Saturday, he was also valuable in the scoring categories, recording three even-strength points. If he continues to play this much, owners should expect a lot of production this season.