Andrew Mangiapane’s Successful Shoulder Surgery Sets the Stage for Flames’ Redemption Season

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Calgary Flames forward Andrew Mangiapane undergoes successful shoulder surgery and is set to return for training camp, as the team looks forward to a redemption season after missing the playoffs.

Calgary Flames forward Andrew Mangiapane has undergone successful shoulder surgery, with the team announcing that he will be ready to participate in training camp. The 27-year-old winger, drafted in the sixth round of the 2015 NHL Draft, had a solid 2022-2023 season, scoring 17 goals and contributing 26 assists for a total of 43 points in 82 games played.

Although the Flames underperformed this season and Mangiapane’s point total dropped by 12 points compared to the previous year, his performance remained positive, as he achieved the second-highest point total of his career. As a reliable and solid depth forward capable of delivering 40+ points per season, Mangiapane’s presence on the ice is essential for the Flames as they look to bounce back from an unexpected playoff miss this year.

With a healthy and ready Mangiapane, the Flames will have a stronger roster as they head into the new season, aiming for redemption and a return to the playoffs. Flames fans will undoubtedly be relieved to have him back on the ice, contributing his skills and experience to the team’s efforts to improve their standings.

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