Matt Stajan RUMORS & NEWS

  • Stajan to play first game since son’s passing

    Pro Hockey Talk "On Tuesday, Calgary center Matt Stajan will play in his first game since his newborn son, Emerson, died on March 3. Flames head coach Bob Hartley confirmed the news on Monday. Stajan had missed the last eight games after leaving the team following a win over Edmonton on Mar. 1." March 17

  • Statement regarding Matt Stajan's leave

    NHL.com "It is with great sadness we inform that Katie and Matt Stajan are grieving the loss of their son, Emerson Stajan. Emerson passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, following childbirth. Our thoughts and prayers are with Katie and Matt at this difficult time. We appreciate that everyone has and will..." March 10

  • Stajan happy to be staying with Calgary Flames

    Calgary Sun "What a difference four years can make. Back in January 2010, then-Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke was busy shipping a Matt Stajan-led package out west in exchange for Dion Phaneuf. Nearly exactly 48 months later, the Calgary Flames president of hockey operations was inking the 30-year-old..." January 22

  • Report: Matt Stajan re-signs with Flames for four seasons

    CBSSports.com "Even though the Calgary Flames don't have an actual general manager at the moment, that didn't stop them from re-signing veteran forward Matt Stajan on Monday. The deal, which has been widely reported but not actually announced quite yet by the Flames, is for four seasons and a reported $12.5..." January 21

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Expect a contract extension sometime today for Matt Stajan in Calgary.

  • Flames exploring trade option for top players

    The Fourth Period "The Calgary Flames addressed a need last week, acquiring defenseman Ladislav Smid from the Edmonton Oilers and strengthening their blueline. Flames GM Jay Feaster isn't done dealing, but his next few moves are more likely to be on the selling side, as opposed to the buying side. According to..." November 18

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    Calgary Flames @NHLFlames

    Matt Stajan is back tonight after missing 8 games with a deep leg contusion. Sven Baertschi will not dress tonight. #CGYDAL

  • Flames’ Stajan out week-to-week with leg contusion

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Calgary Flames announced that center Matt Stajan is considered “week-to-week” with a deep leg contusion likely suffered during Thursday’s game against the Washington Capitals. That opens the door for Joe Colborne to make his Flames debut against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday. Stajan..." October 05

  • Flames' Matt Stajan front and centre

    Calgary Sun "Sure it’s the pre-season but the offensive production can’t be overlooked. Matt Stajan the oft-maligned Calgary Flames centre collected two goals and six points in five pre-season games. Adding to his performance was the way Stajan looked during the exhibition slate. He was..." September 28

  • Flames will lean on a No. 1 line of Curtis Glencross, Lee Stempniak and Matt Stajan

    Calgary Herald "The Calgary Flames’ top line need not assume nor guess. No mind-reading is necessary. The three forwards have been informed in no uncertain terms by their supervisor that their performance is critical. Success will be a reflection of their contributions. “I told them that in a big way they..." September 28

  • Stajan benefitting from Hartley’s confidence

    Calgary Herald "To gauge the degree of change at the Scotiabank Saddledome, just listen to Bob Hartley rave about Matt Stajan. “I love Matty,” the Calgary Flames head coach was saying Monday morning as the players packed up for the charter flight to Minnesota. “I think he’s a great student of the game. He’s a..." February 26

  • Stajan making most of Flames' chance

    Calgary Sun "In the post-game elation following the Calgary Flames 5-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets, Matt Stajan's milestone goal was mentioned. In a year the Flames and the city celebrated Jarome Iginla joining the prestigious 500-goal club, Stajan's 100th career goal may not seem like much. However,..." March 11

  • Stajan enjoying playing hockey again

    Calgary Herald "The tortured look on Matt Stajan's face has disappeared in recent times, only to be replaced by a visage of sheer jubilation. Matt Stajan punching the air after scoring his 100th career NHL goal. Matt Stajan yelling at his opponents and mucking things up along the boards. Matt Stajan leading by..." March 11

  • Stajan stepping up in wake of mounting injuries

    Calgary Herald "Matt Stajan was only too happy to step in for the injured Michael Cammalleri and centre front-line wingers Alex Tanguay and Jarome Iginla during Tuesday's game. A high-salaried employee ($3.5 million), Stajan often has been the target of grumpy fans for lack of offensive production who are..." March 08

  • Stajan last Flame standing from Phaneuf trade

    Calgary Herald "Matt Stajan is quite capable of reading the schedule, so he wasn't surprised when he entered the Calgary Flames' dressing room on Monday morning and sees his stall already encircled by reporters. Stajan's former employers, the Toronto Maple Leafs, are on their way to Calgary two years after a..." February 14

  • Stajan tries to stay positive

    Calgary Sun "Matt Stajan received good news at Thursday's practice. When the Calgary Flames hit the ice, Stajan was skating on a line. Stajan, a day after being a healthy scratch in his team's 4-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche, was in the middle of a trio which also included Tim Jackman and Tom..." October 28

  • Stajan leads Flames in pre-season shutout

    Calgary Sun "Maybe it was a case of Matt Stajan being fired up because he's grown tired of being in the doghouse. Or maybe the centre, who has struggled mightily since coming to Calgary in the infamous Dion Phaneuf trade, is honestly worried he's become a candidate for a AHL assignment. Or, maybe Stajan..." September 28

  • Stajan makes no excuses for mediocre season

    Calgary Herald "Matt Stajan stood in the uncomfortable glare of the television lights for an excruciating seven minutes and 26 seconds on locker cleanout day for the Calgary Flames. Give the struggling pivot credit for not slinking out a back door to hide from the assembled press corps, given the central..." April 12

  • Stajan's chance to shine

    Calgary Sun "Matt Stajan's reaction when he scored early in Saturday's game against the Vancouver Canucks spoke volumes. Stajan, who went through 11 games in his latest goal-scoring drought, batted a rebound past Roberto Luongo to make it 2-0 and celebrated by slamming into the glass at the end..." March 15

  • Stajan's post-trade road bumpy and then some

    Calgary Herald "On the one-year anniversary of the day that changed his life, Matt Stajan opted to let the rest of the world debate whether the Trade was won by the Calgary Flames or the Toronto Maple Leafs. To Stajan, the deal propelled him to the next stop on the sometimes bumpy road in the National Hockey..." February 01

  • Stajan, Flames one year after Phaneuf blockbuster

    Toronto Sun "When Matt Stajan came to Calgary a year ago, he walked into an imperfect storm. The Calgary Flames had just lost nine in a row - the damage plummeting them down the standings and on the brink of losing their NHL playoff position. A day after snapping that lengthy losing streak with a win..." February 01