Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano captures Norris Trophy

first_imgLAS VEGAS (660 NEWS) — Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano has won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s top defenceman at the league’s awards ceremony.The Toronto native becomes the first player in Flames history to win the award.Giordano, 35, is just the fourth player aged 35 or older to win the award. He finished second among all defencemen in scoring with74 points last season.Giordano was an absolute runaway for the Norris. It wasn’t close; Giordano picked up 165 first place votes. #Flames pic.twitter.com/mVQLMalB9R— Pat Steinberg (@Fan960Steinberg) June 20, 2019 Giordano beat out Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks and Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning for the award.Earlier, Vancouver Canucks centre Elias Pettersson won the Calder Trophy as the league’s top rookie.More coming.last_img read more