Calgary Signs Mark Giordano to a Contract Extension

EDMONTON, CANADA - OCTOBER 16: Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano  makes a pass against the Edmonton Oilers at the Scotiabank Saddledome on October 16, 2010 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Flames beat the Oilers 5-3. (Photo by Dylan Lynch/Getty Images)

 

According to Globe Writer James Mirtle.

More details as they emerge.

EDIT – according to the announcement, the contract will extend till 2015-16.

UPDATE – Here’s the official release (via our own Pat Steinberg):

For Immediate Release

Friday, October 29, 2010

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that defenseman Mark Giordano has been signed to a contract extension through the 2015-16 season.

Giordano, a native of Toronto, Ontario, is in his fourth season with the Calgary Flames who originally signed him as a free agent on July 6, 2004. In 205 career games, Giordano has 20 goals and 48 assists for 68 points and 193 penalty minutes. Mark hit career highs last season in games played (82), goals (11), assists (19) and points (30). In 10 games this season he has three assists and is third in the NHL in blocked shots with 26.