Mark Giordano
Mark Giordano
Flames - Defenceman
NUMBER: 5
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
WEIGHT: 200
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 03/10/1983
AGE: 30
BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: undrafted

2012-13 Highlights: Was an alternate captain for the Flames ... picked up his first point (assist) of the season on Jan. 26 ... registered his 100 career assist on Feb. 13 ... had a team-high six blocked shots on Feb. 18 ... had a team-high four blocked shots on Feb. 23 ... had a team-high three blocked shots on Feb. 28 ... scored his second goal and had a team-high three blocked shots and was a +3 on Mar. 15 ... had a shorthanded goal and shorthanded assist in the first period on Mar. 21, the first Flames to record to shorthanded points in the same period since Derek Morris on Oct. 17, 1997 ... led the team with four hits on Mar. 26 ... had a team-high five blocked shots on Apr. 3 ... did not play on April 5 due to the birth of his son Jack ... registered an assist in his first game back on Apr. 6 ... scored the OT winner on Apr. 12 ... was one of only three players on the Flames to play 47 of the 48 games ... was second on the Flames in blocked shots with 93 ... led all Flames defencemen in hits with 65 ... led all Flames in takeaways with 34.

2011-12 Highlights: Led all Flames blueliners in goals (9), PIMS (75), shots (125) and power-play goals (5) ... named as an alternate captain for the Flames ... earned assists in each of his first two games ... scored his first goal of the season on Oct. 20 ... scored the game-tying goal on Nov. 6 ... played his 300th career game, but ruptured his hamstring on Nov. 29 and was put on IR ... played his first game back on Jan. 12 and assisted on the OT winner, after missing 21 games with injury ... registered a team-high in blocked shots (5) on Jan. 21 ... scored his fifth goal on Feb. 25 ... scored a goal and added an assist in back-to-back games Mar. 6 & 9 ... had two goals and four assists in five games Mar. 6-15 ... had a goal and an assist on Mar. 26.

2010-11 Highlights: Finished 2010-11 tied for third in the NHL in blocked shots (193)... tied for 20th amongst NHL defencemen in points (43)... led Flames defencemen in points, goals (8), assists (35), and power-play goals (5)...was a team-high +3 and picked up an assist on Oct. 16 ... played his 200th career game on Oct. 19 ... signed a five-year contract extension with Calgary on Oct. 29 ... scored his first goal of the season on Nov. 3 ... first multi-point game of the season (1+1) on Nov. 13 ... led the team in blocked shots (6) on Nov. 19 ... led the team in blocked shots (6) on Nov. 27 ... had a career-high five game points streak (1+4) Nov. 29 - Dec. 7... had a pair of assists on Dec. 10 ... led the team in blocked shots (7) on Dec. 13 ... had points in nine of 13 games (1+9) Nov. 29 - Dec. 23 ... scored the game-winning goal, had a career-high in blocked shots (8) and a team-high in shots (5) on Jan. 1 ... led the team in blocked shots (5) on Jan. 7 ... had a goal and assist on Feb. 3 ... had 6 blocked shots and scored his 6th goal giving him 31 points, a new career-high on Mar. 6 ... had a career-high 3 assists on Mar. 26 ... had one goal and one assist on Mar. 30 for his 40th point.

2009-10 Highlights: Scored a goal and added an assist and 3 blocked shots in season opener on Oct. 1 ... scored his second goal of the season on Dec. 13 ... set a new career-high in points (15) with an assist on Dec. 31 ... scored his sixth goal of the season on Jan. 13... scored his eighth goal on Jan. 28 ... tied for first in the Molson Cup standings for January ... scored his first game-winning goal of the season on Feb. 5... was a career-high +4 on Mar. 19.

2008-09 Highlights: Finished the season with 19 points (2 G, 17 A) in 58 games before missing the remainder of the year and playoffs with a shoulder injury... registered his first multi-point game with a pair of assists on Nov. 11 vs. TOR... set up the game-winning goal on Nov. 20 vs. COL... scored his first goal of the season on Nov. 22 vs. DET... had his second multi-point game (1 G, 1 A) on Dec. 23 vs. ANA... scored the game-winning goal on the power-play on Jan. 6 vs. SJS... played in his 100th career game vs. COL on Jan. 18.

2007-08: Dynamo Moscow (Russia) Highlights: Spent the season with Moscow Dynamo in the Russian Elite League... played in 50 games scoring four goals with nine assists for 13 points and 89 penalty minutes.

2006-07 Highlights: KNIGHTS (AHL): Posted two assists and a +4 rating in five games with Omaha ... FLAMES: Recalled from Omaha on Dec. 12 ... scored his first and second NHL goals on Oct. 14 vs. TOR and was named the game’s second star... registered his first assist of the season on Dec. 16 vs. PHX... registered assists in back-to-back games for the first time this season on Dec. 27 and 29... tied a season-high with four blocked shots on Dec. 31 vs. EDM ... scored the game winning goal in overtime on Jan. 4 vs. FLA and was named the game’s first star ... recorded his second two-point game of the season (2 A) on Jan. 11 vs. COL... scored the lone Flames goal on the power-play on Jan. 26 ... scored the game-winning goal on Feb. 2 vs. CBJ.

2006-07 Playoff Highlights: Recorded a goal in his NHL playoff debut on Apr. 17 vs. DET.

2005-06 Highlights: KNIGHTS (AHL): Led the 2005-06 Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights in scoring with 58 points and assists with 42 ... ranked fourth in scoring amongst AHL defencemen ... tied for second in goal scoring amongst AHL defencemen with 16 tallies ... led AHL defenceman in power-play goals (12) ... finished fifth amongst AHL defencemen in minor penalties (63) ... FLAMES: Made his NHL debut with the Calgary Flames on Jan. 30 vs. STL registering 2 PIMs and a +1.

NHL FIRSTS

Game played: Jan. 30, 2006 vs. St. Louis

Goal: Oct. 14, 2006 vs. Toronto (Andrew Raycroft at 4:52 of the second period)

Assist: Apr. 8, 2006 vs. Vancouver

SINGLE GAME CAREER-HIGHS: MOST RECENT

Goals: 2 - Oct. 14, 2006 vs. Toronto

Assists: 3 - Mar. 26, 2011 vs. Edmonton

Points: 3 - Mar. 26, 2011 vs. Edmonton (0 G, 3 A)

Shots On Goal: 7 - Oct. 20, 2011 vs. New York Rangers

PIM: 12 - Jan. 9, 2010 vs. Vancouver

LONGEST PERSONAL STREAKS

Goals: 2 games - Mar. 6, 2012 through Mar. 9, 2012

Assists: 4 games - Mar. 23, 2011 through Apr. 1, 2011

Points: 5 games - Nov. 29, 2010 through Dec. 7, 2010