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On Sunday night, when the Nashville Predators beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 at the Bridgestone Arena, one of the sub-plots within the game was Jerome Iginla's quest for his 500th career goal.Iginla entered the game with 14 goals this year and needing two more to hit the magic 500 number after picking up number 498 against Columbus on December 27.Iginla picked up number 499 3:47 into the game to give Calgary a 1-0 lead and putting the heat on the Predators not to give up the 500th goal.Iginla was not credited with another shot until there was 1:28 left in the game when Pekka Rinne made a snappy glove save on a wrister from behind the circles. The Predators' goalie had no idea that he could have become a statistic for future trivia buffs.When asked if he wanted his name beside the 500th goal Rinne laughed. "He has 499? I didn't know that. I knew it was Ollie Jokinen's 1000th game but I didn't know that about Iginla's milestone."Rinne has great respect f...
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