Jarome Iginla RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bruins’ cap issues force Iginla to explore options

    Sportsnet.ca "Don Meehan, the powerful agent who counts Jarome Iginla among his vast clientele, has started setting up meetings with teams other than the Boston Bruins to discuss the veteran winger’s future. Without getting into specifics, Meehan confirmed to Sportsnet early Thursday that Iginla’s focus is..." June 27

  • Bruins want to keep Jarome Iginla, but can they?

    Boston Globe "Friday is an important day for the Bruins. They are back in the first round of the NHL Draft (25th pick), which will be held at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center. They ceded that privilege last year as a condition of the Jaromir Jagr trade with Dallas. This will be the first draft for Keith..." June 24

  • Bruins make plans with and without Jarome Iginla

    Boston Herald "While he did not delve into the nitty-gritty of any negotiations, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli did say during a conference call yesterday he wants to re-sign pending unrestricted free agent Jarome Iginla. As the period when other teams can talk to the Bruins’ UFAs approaches (teams..." June 24

  • B's working on Iginla, other free agents on hold

    CSN New England "The Bruins front office went through some turnover with assistant general manager Jim Benning leaving to manage hockey operations in Vancouver, but the good news is that Benning wasn’t one of the principal negotiators in contract talks. That role normally comes down B’s general manager Peter..." June 12

  • Iginla, Bruins start contract extension talks

    CSN New England "The Bruins and the camp for veteran right winger Jarome Iginla are talking contract extension, according to reports out of Montreal. Iginla turns 37 years old this summer and scored 30 goals for the Bruins in his first season in Boston, and led the B’s with five goals scored during their short..." June 10

  • Columnist believes Iginla won’t return to Boston

    CSN New England "The Jarome Iginla – Boston Bruins experiment was a smash success, at least during the 2013-14 regular season. Things didn’t go so smoothly for “The KIL Line” in the postseason, prompting CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty to hypothesize that Iginla will need to seek work elsewhere in 2014-15. In case you..." May 26

  • Bruins' Iginla out vs. Flyers, 'not a healthy scratch'

    NHL.com "Boston Bruins forward Jarome Iginla was not in the lineup Saturday afternoon against the Philadelphia Flyers. The Bruins tweeted Iginla was "not a healthy scratch," but did not say whether the injury keeping him out of the lineup was the same lower-body injury that caused him to miss their game..." April 05

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    So, up front: Jarome Iginla back in, Carl Soderberg out (wife expecting), Jordan Caron remains in the lineup ^CS

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Jarome Iginla out tonight with a lower-body injury ^BB

  • Hope is to keep Iginla next season

    Boston Herald "Bruins fan may wonder, quite reasonably, why the B’s haven’t yet signed Jarome Iginla to a contract extension. The answer is: They would if they could, but they can’t. Iginla — one of the hottest goal-scorers in the NHL, with 10 goals in the last 10 games — will become an unrestricted free..." March 31

  • Iginla (finger) cleared to play vs. Flames

    CSN New England "Jarome Iginla missed Monday morning’s practice at Ristuccia Arena while he was getting his left hand checked out. The Bruins winger appeared to dislocate his left ring finger following a Saturday night fight with Vancouver's Ryan Kesler. Matt Fraser skated in his place alongside Milan Lucic and..." December 17

  • Welcome back, Iggy

    Calgary Sun "They cheered when he was the first one out for warmup. They applauded when the Jumbotron had him in the Boston Bruins starting lineup. And they started the first “Ig-gy, Ig-gy” chant as the red carpet was rolled out to centre ice. But when Saddledome house announcer Beesley introduced..." December 11

  • Buzz builds and memories come flooding back as Jarome Iginla lands in Calgary for Tuesday’s game

    Calgary Herald "Joe Colborne was no different than any self-respecting, red-blooded Calgary kid back in the day. He had the merchandise. “The sweater?” blurts the homegrown centreman, taken slightly aback that you even had to ask. “Oh yeah. Of course I had one. A No. 12. With the nameplate? What do you think?..." December 10

  • Former Flames star Jarome Iginla expects emotional return to Saddledome

    Calgary Sun "Jarome Iginla couldn’t bring himself to watch Vinny Lecavalier’s recent return to Tampa, nor was he interested in seeing Daniel Alfredsson feted in the nation’s capital. Both would likely have hit a little too close to home given the highly-anticipated return engagement Iginla has planned with..." December 07

  • Iginla staying the course through dry goal spell

    CSN New England "When Jarome Iginla was in Calgary, you could pretty much set your watch to the power forward scoring 30 goals a season. He did it for 12 years in a row, so that kind of consistency creates expectations and a certain level of demand for performance. Iginla has been solid on many levels for the..." December 01

  • Jarome Iginla makes case for fighting

    ESPN.com "Boston Bruins forward Jarome Iginla became the latest to weigh in on fighting in the NHL, writing in Sports Illustrated that he thinks the sport is safer because of it. "Does fighting still have a place in today's NHL? My answer is a qualified yes," Iginla wrote in this week's issue. "I temper..." November 15

  • Jarome Iginla fond of short stint with Pens

    Boston Herald "As far as return engagements that pull at the heartstrings, Jarome Iginla’s trip to Pittsburgh to face the Penguins tomorrow night won’t really compare to the homecoming he’ll receive on Dec. 10 in Calgary, where he played the first 151⁄2 seasons of his NHL career. But the fact of the matter is..." October 29

  • Iginla finally gets first goal with Bruins

    CSN New England "Jarome Iginla admitted that he had allowed himself to feel the exhilaration of scoring a goal for just a quick second when his soft shot trickled past Ryan Miller in Buffalo on Wednesday night. It would have ended an eight-game goal-less drought to start his Bruins career but instead the goal was..." October 25

  • Jarome Iginla punches way into fans’ hearts

    Boston Herald "Jarome Iginla might have made a stronger first impression in his debut in front of a sellout Garden crowd last night if he had oh scored a goal or two. But the impression he made was quite OK for Bruins fans whose hearts Iginla warmed with a boisterous second-period fight during the B’s..." October 04

  • Bruins see comparisons between Iginla, Horton

    NHL.com "The comparisons between Nathan Horton and Jarome Iginla were inevitable. Horton's decision to spurn the Boston Bruins' advances and leave for the Columbus Blue Jackets during the offseason left the Bruins without a power forward to combine with David Krejci and Milan Lucic. For three years..." September 14

  • Iginla, Eriksson make presence felt early in camp

    CSN New England "Day One is in the books for the 2013-14 Boston Bruins and the new faces have passed their first Black and Gold initiation test. It didn’t involve a pop quiz about the dearly departed Pooh Bear jerseys or Claude Julien’s favorite brand of coffee. It was the easiest one of course. It..." September 13

  • Jarome Iginla OK with backseat role

    Boston Globe "His “C” is gone left behind in Calgary with his old Flames sweater. Jarome Iginla will begin the upcoming NHL season as just another player — albeit one with Hall of Fame credentials slated for the Bruins’ top line. That could yield problems for a team less confident in its leadership. But that..." September 12

  • Jarome Iginla happy to start new era

    Boston Herald "Jarome Iginla a new kid in the room even after 17 NHL seasons was concerned for a moment yesterday that he might have leaked out information classified top secret by the Claude Julien administration. “Yeah I saw the list there for starting (today)” Iginla began confirming that he will be..." September 12

  • Lucic looks forward to lining up with Jarome Iginla

    Boston Herald "When Milan Lucic heard last March that the Bruins might have been acquiring Jarome Iginla the power forward could not have been happier. Lucic sounded absolutely giddy about being able to put on the same uniform as the future Hall of Famer. When the proposed trade with the Calgary Flames..." September 05

  • Jarome Iginla gets head start with new team

    Boston Herald "Jarome Iginla’s Bruins career will not officially kick off until the team opens training camp Sept. 11. But Iginla eager to get acclimated to his new hockey home pulled on the spoked B for first time yesterday taking part in an informal workout with a few of his new teammates at Ristuccia..." August 28

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    adater @adater

    Hearing St. Louis Blues interested in Iginla

  • Iginla open to return to Penguins next season

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Despite being demoted to the third line and seldom seeing playoff time on the first power-play unit, Jarome Iginla wouldn't mind returning to the Penguins next season. Iginla, a future hall-of-famer, will become a free agent July 5 if he doesn't re-sign with the Penguins by then. “I think..." June 10

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    “It’s been very positive & would be open (to re-signing). Even though we didn’t win, it was a great experience.” –Jarome Iginla

  • Jarome Iginla would make good signing by Avalanche

    Denver Post "The biggest decision the Avalanche has right now is whom to select with the first pick in the NHL draft June 30. Assuming the Avs don't trade the pick, that is. But the Avs have another serious question to ponder over the next month: Should they buy out the remainder of David Jones'..." June 09

  • Iginla 'just blew it'

    CSN New England "Not too many Bruins fans will forget the day that Jarome Iginla was traded to Boston, and then wasn't. The former Calgary Flames star used his no trade clause to block an initial deal to the B's in order to get himself shipped off to Pittsburgh to team up with the likes of Sidney Crosby and..." June 08

  • Jarome Iginla backed the wrong horse, picking Pittsburgh Penguins over Boston Bruins

    Toronto Star "We know how badly it went for Marian Hossa when he tried to pick which team looked more likely to be a champion. Well, it’s going even worse for Jarome Iginla. Those who viewed his trade to Pittsburgh from Calgary as a wonderful story that would end up with the same happy ending as Raymond..." June 04

  • Physical style of imposing Bruins just fine with Iginla

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Jarome Iginla is ready for a battering. Physicality — a part of the Boston Bruins' DNA for about 40 years, and especially now — is not something from which Iginla will shy away in the Eastern Conference final. Actually, he will take it any day over more questions about his decision to play..." May 30

  • Jarome Iginla figured he'd have to face spurned B's

    ESPN Boston "Claude Julien’s statement at the trade deadline in late March, when Jarome Iginla used his no-trade rights to steer himself to the Penguins instead of the Bruins, has proven prophetic: "It'll be at the end of the year he'll see whether he made the right decision or not,” he said, adding the..." May 30

  • Jarome Iginla storyline needs to take a backseat

    Boston Globe "When it comes to villanizing professional athletes, Boston sports fans have that role down to a science. Their memories of Bucky Dent's home run, David Tyree's catch and Magic Johnson's hook shot, just to name a few, are long-lasting. Over the years, the Pittsburgh Penguins have provided a few..." May 28

  • Iginla embracing life with high-flying Pittsburgh Penguins

    Calgary Herald "Watching the melee of microphones and voice recorders clustered far away, in somebody else’s face, blocking someone else’s view, Jarome Iginla can empathize. “It’s not as if I’m like ‘Oh God, I’m glad THAT’s over,’ ” protests the former Calgary Flames’ captain. “So it’s a tricky question. I..." May 18

  • Bruins doubt Iginla 'will be welcomed into the building'

    CSN New England "Rightfully pushed to the background because of the tragic events that unfolded this week, both unfortunate and inspirational, the Bruins will host the Eastern Conference’s top dog when the Pittsburgh Penguins roll into town for a rare Friday night home game at TD Garden. The Penguins are red..." April 19

  • Newcomers to Penguins adjusting fast while shopping for Stanley Cup

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Jarome Iginla came to Pittsburgh looking for a Stanley Cup. And, once he started to settle in, something else. A full-service grocery store Downtown. His prospects for winning a Cup remain to be seen, because much can happen between now and the time some team piles up 16 playoff..." April 11

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    Aaron Ward @

    Iginla traded to Bruins

  • Flames trade Iginla to Penguins for first-rounder, prospects

    TSN.ca "Jarome Iginla's 18-year tenure with the Calgary Flames has come to an end. The team announced that it has dealt Iginla to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for college prospects Kenneth Agostino and Ben Hanowski as well as Pittsburgh's first-round draft pick. Iginla has scored nine goals..." March 28

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    Joe Haggerty @

    Make of this what you will: Bruins scout was overheard at an NHL rink tonight saying Iginla deal is 100 percent done & he's going to Boston

  • Flames management staying quiet on possible Jarome Iginla trade

    Calgary Sun "The Calgary Flames front-office has ripped a page out of Harvey the Hound’s handbook. No matter how often they poke, prod and pull your tongue, don’t say anything. Not a word. When it comes to speculation the Flames are exploring trade possibilities for captain, face-of-the-franchise and..." March 26

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    Adam Proteau @

    Jarome Iginla says he'd play for Hawks, Bruins, Pens or Kings. Calgary management still hoping he'll add Flames to that list.

  • Iginla may have played last game for Flames

    Calgary Sun "Have Flames fans seen the last of Jarome Iginla in Calgary? Did the stirring ovation given to him following his game-winner late Sunday serve as his last hurrah? Fans should hope so. Destined to be a painful separation no matter how it all ends, the Flames now have a golden..." March 25

  • Rumblings: Interest in Jarome Iginla

    ESPN.com "Keep an eye on the Los Angeles Kings if and when the Calgary Flames and Jarome Iginla decide to begin divorce proceedings. While it’s been widely (and accurately) reported that Boston and Pittsburgh have interest in the Flames captain should he become available, I believe the Kings would be..." March 15

  • Perry, Iginla, Clowe in play to move by NHL trade deadline

    Edmonton Journal "With the NHL trade deadline 24 days away, there are way more buyers than sellers because there are few teams that are definitely out of the playoff picture, barring a miracle run — the Columbus Blue Jackets, Florida Panthers, Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames and Buffalo..." March 11

  • Losses making Iginla's decision easier

    Calgary Sun "With every embarrassing loss, Jarome Iginla’s decision must get a little bit easier. With every painful, four-goal humiliation, the Calgary Flames captain is surely able to better relate to the situation that saw Rick Nash finally admit he’d had enough of losing. The frustration of..." March 11

  • Iginla and Flames still not talking extension

    Calgary Sun "Time is ticking away on the Jarome Iginla era in Calgary, as the most popular player in franchise history has yet to decide whether he wants to remain with the Flames. Iginla’s agent, Don Meehan, has given the Calgary Sun an ominous update on the situation between the two sides, saying the..." March 10

  • Penguins have Flames captain Jarome Iginla in their sights

    Ottawa Sun "Don’t be surprised if the Pittsburgh Penguins get Sidney Crosby a little help. While the Penguins’ captain is doing a good job setting a torrid scoring pace this season, Pittsburgh general manager Ray Shero is expected to go shopping for another winger and possibly a defenceman before the April..." March 04

  • Flames' O'Reilly faux pas may lead to moving Iginla, Kiprusoff

    Calgary Herald "Ryan O'Reilly was the third-line centre for the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday, and his coach said he was average, and the most embarrassing thing to happen in his immediate vicinity was a loss in overtime to the Columbus Blue Jackets. That wasn't good, mind you, but it happens, now and then. The..." March 04

  • Keeping Iginla might have been key to offer

    Calgary Sun "It was gutsy, it was savvy, and it was absolutely the right thing for the Calgary Flames to do. But not only did the Flames lose out last night on acquiring the top-line centre they’ve been missing for decades, the failed attempt to sign Ryan O’Reilly may also hurt the NHL team’s chances of..." March 01

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