Joe Colborne says he and the team are hopeful that he will be able to avoid surgery on his thumb.
#Flames have put Stajan on IR (knee) and saying approximately 6 weeks. Colborne is day-to-day (upper body).
Matchsticks & Gasoline "The Flames had just one restricted free agent opt for arbitration, and now that isn't an issue at all as the Flames and Joe Colborne have reached a two-year deal worth an annual average value of $1.275 million. His previous contract was a one-year, $600k deal. Colborne's contract makes him the..." July 22
Calgary Herald "As part of an experiment and an effort to find more responsibility and ice time for Joe Colborne, Flames head coach Bob Hartley has shifted the big six-foot-five centreman to the wing for the past three games. And whether he stays or moves back to pivot, Hartley believes the adjustment will..." January 17
NHL.com "The Calgary Flames announced today that they have acquired centre Joe Colborne from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Calgary’s fourth round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. "As an organization we have had many discussions this past year about Joe but never made an offer” said Flames..." September 29
Toronto Sun "Joe Colborne isn’t necessarily at a crossroads in his professional hockey career. And though the 23-year-old centre still is trying to find the right path you would think it will lead to the Maple Leafs’ opening-night roster. Signed to a one-year one-way $600000 US contract in the off-season..." September 14
Toronto Sun "Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle and young forward Joe Colborne had a lengthy on-ice chat at the end of practice Tuesday morning. Colborne has had a total of 15 shifts in two games since he was recalled from the Toronto Marlies. “Joe is treading water a little bit here right now,”..." April 10