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Calgary Flames defeat New Jersey Devils 1-0

Karri Ramo made 31 saves for his second shutout of the season to help the Calgary Flames deal the New Jersey Devils a crippling 1-0 loss on Monday.

Calgary defeats NY Rangers 4-3

Mike Cammalleri registered the deciding goal late in the second period and Karri Ramo came up with 38 saves, as Calgary surprised the New York Rangers with a 4-3 victory at the Saddledome.

NHL: Calgary 7, Anaheim 2

Mikael Backlund scored twice and added an assist, as the Calgary Flames scorched the Anaheim Ducks, 7-2.

NHL: Calgary 4, San Jose 1

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Kari Ramo took a shutout into the third period Thursday and made 29 saves in lifting Calgary to a 4-1 win over San Jose.

NHL: Vancouver 3, Calgary 2 (SO)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Chris Higgins scored in the fifth round of a shootout Saturday, lifting the Vancouver Canucks over Calgary 3-2 in a brawl-filled contest.

NHL: Winnipeg 5, Calgary 2

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- First-period goals by Bryan Little and Dustin Byfuglien touched off an offensive outburst Thursday that lifted Winnipeg to a 5-2 victory over Calgary.

NHL: Nashville 4, Calgary 2

NASHVILLE, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Two quick goals in the third period Tuesday lifted the Nashville Predators to a 4-2 victory over visiting Calgary.

NHL: Calgary 4, St. Louis 3 (SO)

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Mark Giordano forced overtime with a late equalizer and Joe Colborne scored in a shootout Monday, rallying the Calgary Flames over St. Louis 4-3.

NHL: Detroit 3, Calgary 2 (OT)

DETROIT, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Daniel Alfredsson scored on a slap shot 1:03 into overtime Thursday to give Detroit a 3-2 triumph over Calgary.

NHL: Calgary 4, Phoenix 1

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Mikael Backlund put Calgary in front for good early in the second period Wednesday and the Flames went on to down Phoenix 4-1.

NHL: Calgary 3, New Jersey 2

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A goal by Sean Monahan with 2:43 to play in regulation Friday brought Calgary a 3-2 victory over New Jersey.

NHL: Calgary 3, Phoenix 2 (OT)

CALGARY, Alberta, April 13 (UPI) -- Mark Giordano scored with 23.1 seconds left in overtime Friday, giving Calgary a 3-2 win over Phoenix.

NHL: Edmonton 3, Calgary 1

EDMONTON, Alberta, March 17 (UPI) -- Ryan Nugent-Hopkins opened and closed the scoring Friday in sending the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-1 victory over Calgary.

NHL: Philadelphia 5, Calgary 4 (SO)

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Matt Read scored in the fifth round of a shootout Saturday, polishing off a 5-4 Philadelphia Flyers comeback over Calgary.

NHL: New York Rangers 3, Calgary 2 (OT)

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Ryan McDonagh's goal with 2 seconds left in overtime Thursday, the first goal for either team in almost 50 minutes, helped the New York Rangers top Calgary 3-2.
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Calgary Flames Mark Giordano (L) battles St. Louis Blues Dean McAmmond for control of the puck in the first period at the Savvis Center in St. Louis on January 30, 2006. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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Mark Giordano (born October 3, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was a leading scorer amongst defencemen in two seasons with the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) but went unselected in the NHL Entry Draft. The Flames signed him a contract in 2004, and after playing two seasons in the American Hockey League (AHL), he made his NHL debut in 2006. He spent the 2007–08 season with Dynamo Moscow of the Russian Super League before returning to the Flames the following season. Internationally, Giordano played with Team Canada at the 2010 IIHF World Championship.

Giordano was born in Toronto, Ontario on October 3, 1983. His father, Paul, is a real estate agent and his mother, Anna, a hairdresser. He has a younger sister, Michelle, and had an older sister, Mia, who was killed in a car accident when he was 14. He taps his helmet twice with his stick at the end of the national anthems before each game as a quiet tribute to his sister, who's death had a lasting impact on Giordano and his family, bringing them closer together.

A product of Toronto minor hockey, Giordano played a season of Junior A hockey with the Brampton Capitals of the Ontario Junior Hockey League in 2001–02, scoring 24 goals in the playoffs to help lead the Capitals to the Ontario provincial championship. He then moved up to major junior, playing two seasons with the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). He was the top scoring defenceman on the team years, scoring 48 and 49 points in 2002–03 and 2003–04 respectively.

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