Found March 29, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Fans came to their feet while tise tribute was played on the scoreboard at the Saddledome tonight.  Calgary players also stood and pounded their stcks on the boards.  

Flames Told Bruins They Had ‘Won the Jarome Iginla Sweepstakes,’ But Winger Chose Penguins Over B’s

For about five hours on Wednesday, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli believed he had just landed the most-coveted player on the trade market, Jarome Iginla. At around 12 p.m. ET on Wednesday, as the B’s were preparing for the Canadiens at TD Garden in Boston, Chiarelli was told by Flames GM Jay Feaster that he had “won the Jarome Iginla sweepstakes.” Chiarelli, who told...

A Recap Of Jarome Iginla’s farewell Press Conference

from TSN, Jarome Iginla bid farewell to the city of Calgary on Thursday with same the class and dignity he displayed on and off the ice with the Flames over 16 NHL seasons. "I want to thank the fans in Calgary," the now-former Flames captain told reporters at a crowded Ed Whalen Media Lounge at Scotiabank Saddledome. "I never thought I'd play here...

What Is Calgary’s End Game?

The Calgary Flames are not a very good team.  They have the second worst record in the West Conference.  Their future doesn't look any better as most of their key players are aging and approaching free agency.  They have few young players with significant potential to take their place. For the last several years Jarome Iginla has been the heart of the franchise.  This week...

Iginla, Penguins embrace expectations after trade

Jarome Iginla had his choice of destinations when the Calgary Flames star was given freedom to explore a trade. Only one of those destinations allowed Iginla to play with Sidney Crosby on hockey's hottest team. Iginla called the opportunity to chase a Stanley Cup with the player he called ''the best in the world'' as the biggest reason the six-time All-Star...

Don Cherry talks about the Calgary Flames’ downfall, gives Nazem Kadri the Gilmour treatment

Don Cherry gave a spirited pre-Easter "sermon," if you will, on Saturday Night's Coach's Corner, praising John Cooper's first win with the Tampa Bay Lightning, goaltending coach Rick Walmsley's work with the Ottawa Senators, and he adds the usual amount of Leaf-love and then he launches into quite the rant about Jarome Iginla's decision to join the Pittsburgh...

McGrattan and Bordeleau go at it in 'full-time, stand-up' NHL brawl

The Calgary Flames brought Brian McGrattan over as an enforcer "type" and Patrick Bordeleau found out why. The Colorado Avalanche skater and Flames defenseman went at it in what one of the startled announcers called a "full-time, stand-up hockey brawl." You don't see many hockey fights with the intensity of this one and, after the two went shot for shot...

Jay Bouwmeester sweepstakes underway in Calgary

Now that Jarome Iginla has departed Calgary, teams have stepped up their bidding for defenseman Jay Bouwmeester. Since he has a year remaining on his contract – at $6.6 million – contenders might be willing to spend more for him that they would on a rental player like Iginla.The St. Louis Blues are shopping for a defenseman to pair with Alex Pietrangelo. That team could offer...

Something To Chew On

Darren Dreger of TSN was just on the NHL Network and mentioned, as has Bob McKenzie in the past, the Wings would be very interested in Jay Bouwmeester of the Calgary Flames. He also mentioned the Flames may want one of Detroit'r young goalies and mentoned the names of Petr Mrazek and Jake Patterson. Bouwmeester has one year left on his contract which pays $6.6M. Any interest...

Prospal leads Blue Jackets past Flames, 6-4

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Vinny Prospal had the go-ahead goal and an assist in a four-goal second period to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Calgary 6-4 on Friday night in the Flames' first game since they traded longtime captain Jarome Iginla to Pittsburgh Mark Letestu, Matt Calvert, Derick Brasard, Ryan Johansen and R.J. Umberger also scored for the Blue Jackets. Columbus...

What’s Feaster Doing?

from Scott Mitchell of the Calgary Sun, Popular opinion says Jay Feaster has been taken to school a couple times over the last 22 months and change. It started with the Robyn Regehr deal. It continued during the Ryan O’Reilly saga. It was cemented with the return for Jarome Iginla. The Calgary Flames GM has been panned more than a deep-dish pizza. While...

Boston was under the impression that Iginla was theirs

So who was the most surprised by the Jarome Iginla trade to Pittsburgh? It seems like it was Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli. During a news conference Thursday afternoon, Chiarelli discussed how Boston’s package deal for the coveted Flames captain was put together and eventually fell apart in the early morning hours. “We made [...]


4-0. Malkin found his legs in the second period. Murray doesn't have legs. Jarome Iginla will soon be added to this lineup. Recap in the A.M.  
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