|Assets:||A mobile defender, he moves the puck with aplomb and is usually reliable in his own end. Can put up very good numbers at lower levels.|
|Flaws:||At 5-9, 195 pounds, he is quite undersized for the National Hockey League game and must prove he can handle bigger forwards all over the ice.|
|Career Potential:||Undersized puck-moving defenseman with some upside.|
|9/18/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|7/20/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Calgary Flames to a one-year contract.|
|7/02/2013||Calgary Flames tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/21/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|4/20/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|4/19/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|4/01/2013||Acquired from the St. Louis Blues.|
|1/18/2013||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|1/15/2013||Recalled from Peoria (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|10/01/2011||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|9/30/2011||Recalled from Peoria (AHL).|
|9/25/2011||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|9/26/2010||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|9/17/2009||Returned to his junior team (Windsor-OHL).|
|9/24/2008||Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Blues.|
|9/24/2008||Returned to his junior team (Windsor-OHL).|
|4/01/2013||Calgary Flames traded Jay Bouwmeester to the St. Louis Blues for a conditional first-round pick in 2013, Mark Cundari and Reto Berra.|
|9/24/2008||Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Blues.|
Cundari one of 19 players cut by Flames | 09/18/2013 6:50 PM
NewsMark Cundari will not be part of the Calgary Flames' opening game roster.
ImpactCundari was one of 19 players that the Flames' cut from their training camp roster in order to reduce it to 38 men. He got his first taste of NHL actions last season and ended up with a goal and two assists in four games.
Mark Cundari looking to stick with Flames | 08/02/2013 9:26 AM
NewsMark Cundari doesn't believe his lack of size will keep him from playing in the NHL this season.
ImpactCundari signed a one-year, two-way contract in July. Unfortunately for him, the Flames also have seven defensemen under one-way deals, making it difficult to find a spot for Cundari. "I'm not saying I'm going to go in there and steal the show," he said. "I'm just saying I'm going to go in there and be a reliable guy, be someone they can trust to have in the lineup full time and that's what my goal is for next year."
Cundari's could make up to $600k next season | 07/19/2013 8:42 AM
NewsMark Cundari's recently signed one-year contract is worth $600,000 at the NHL level.
ImpactCundari's deal is two-ways and he'll make $100,000 annually in the minors. The Flames have seven defensemen signed to one-way contracts, so he'll have a tough time making the team's opening game roster.
Flames sign Cundari to 1-year, 2-way contract | 07/18/2013 8:28 PM
NewsCalgary Flames sign Mark Cundari to one-year, two-way contract.
ImpactThe Flames acquired Cundari in the Jay Bouwmeester trade. He played just four games with Calgary this season, scoring one goal and three points to go along with two penalty minutes and a minus-2 rating.
Cundari looks forward to facing old employers | 04/25/2013 8:56 AM
NewsMark Cundari is looking forward to playing against his former franchise, the St. Louis Blues, on Thursday.
ImpactCalgary acquired Cundari in the Jay Bouwmeester trade. Cundari never ended up playing for the Blues, but he has a goal and three points in two games with Calgary. "Once I'm here, I can add my flavour to the team," says Cundari. "It's not going to be the same player as Jay Bouwmeester, but it's going to be Mark Cundari's version of what an NHL defenceman needs to be. He's an elite defenceman. To be the only defenceman coming back the other way, that meant something to me. It's something I'll never forget. Huge shoes to fill."
Mark Cundari shines in NHL debut Sunday | 04/22/2013 6:00 AM
NewsMark Cundari made his NHL debut a special one as he scored once and added an assist in the Flames 4-1 win over Minnesota.
ImpactThe defenseman was dealt from the Blues before the deadline as part of the Jay Bouwmeester trade and certainly showed off his skills Sunday. "Right now, there's a bunch of his buddies in Market Lane - people know what that is in Woodbridge (Ont.) - honking their horns as if Italy won the World Cup," teammate Michael Cammalleri said. "I'm sure that's what it feels like right now in Woodbridge. But hey, that's how you script it - first game. I'm sure he's all smiles. We'll see if he gets any sleep."
Mark Cundari is unlikely to play Friday | 04/19/2013 5:35 PM
NewsAlthough Calgary called up Mark Cundari this afternoon, he will probably be a healthy scratch tonight.
ImpactChris Butler will is projected to play despite the fact that he's battling the flu. That being said, Cundari will still probably make his NHL debut before the season's over. "He's gonna spend a couple of good days (practising) with us and we'll see him in action," Flames coach Bob Hartley said.
Flames promote Mark Cundari | 04/19/2013 3:51 PM
NewsThe Calgary Flames have called up Mark Cundari.
ImpactCundari was one of the players acquired from the St. Louis Blues in the Jay Bouwmeester trade. He has 28 points and 93 penalty minutes in 58 AHL games this season.
Flames get prospect Mark Cundari from Blues | 04/01/2013 9:05 PM
NewsThe Calgary Flames have acquired Mark Cundari from the St. Louis Blues in the Jay Bouwmeester trade.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactCundari has 25 points and 80 penalty minutes in 56 AHL games with the Peoria Rivermen this season. The 22-year-old isn't regarded as a top prospect, but he might eventually make it in the NHL as a bottom-six forward.
|Penalty Minutes||2||2012-13 (Cgy)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2012-13 (Cgy)|
AdvertisementThis Week - Subscribe Now
Subscribe to TheHockeyNews magazine!
Subscribe today, and save off the cover price.Subscribe now
Sign up to our e-flash newsletter.
You will receive backstage access to special features, articles, promotions and special events and more!!Sign up now
Download TheHockeyNews app
Learn more about TheHockeyNews mobile app.Get it now!