Jarome Iginla

Canadian ice hockey player

Jarome Arthur-Leigh Adekunle Tig Junior Elvis Iginla (born July 1, 1977) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger. He played a total of 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings.

Jarome Iginla
Hockey Hall of Fame, 2020
Iginla with the Calgary Flames in 2008
Born (1977-07-01) July 1, 1977 (age 46)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Calgary Flames
Pittsburgh Penguins
Boston Bruins
Colorado Avalanche
Los Angeles Kings
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 11th overall, 1995
Dallas Stars
Playing career 1996–2017

He played in the WHL for the Kamloops Blazers where he played three seasons. He was drafted by the Dallas Stars with the 11th overall pick in the 1995 NHL Draft but did not play a game with them. He also played for the Calgary Flames for 16 years where he was the captain. He was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 28, 2013 in exchange for Kenneth Agostino, Ben Hanowski, and a first-round draft pick in the 2013 NHL Draft.[1] He played 28 combined games with the Penguins. He is a Christian of his father's faith.[2] He is a part owner of the Kamloops Blazers.[3]

On July 5, 2013, Iginla signed a one-year, $6 million contract with the Boston Bruins.[4]

On July 1, 2014, Iginla signed three-year, $16 million contract with the Colorado Avalanche.[5]

On March 1, 2017, the Avalanche traded Iginla to the Los Angeles Kings for a 2018 conditional fourth-round pick.[6]

On July 30, 2018, Iginla announced his retirement. [7] He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on June 24, 2020.[8]

References change

  1. "Flames trade Iginla to Penguins". NHL.com. Retrieved March 26, 2013.
  2. "The Smile Says It All". City Light News. Archived from the original on August 20, 2011. Retrieved March 29, 2014.
  3. "Meet the Kamloops Blazers owners". Kamloops Blazers. Retrieved June 2, 2023.
  4. "Iginla signs one-year, $6M deal with Bruins". NHL. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  5. "Iginla celebrates birthday by signing with Avalanche". NHL. Retrieved July 3, 2014.
  6. "Jarome Iginla traded to Kings by Avalanche". NHL. Retrieved June 2, 2023.
  7. "Iginla retires after 20 NHL seasons". NHL. Retrieved June 2, 2023.
  8. "Jarome Iginla Named to Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2020". NHL. Retrieved June 2, 2023.

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