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 including the Stanley Cup championship season of 2011 Krejci Lucic and Horton were practically inseparable and almost always a handful for opponents to contain.
The Bruins and the 36-year-old Iginla soon found out they had mutual interest in a one-year deal and instantly everyone expected Iginla to replace Horton. Bruins coach Claude Julien has so far fulfilled those expectations by keeping that new line together through two days of training camp.
"Yeah I've enjoyed it the last couple days skating with them for sure" Iginla said after practice Friday at TD Garden. "They are great players and they have a great chemistry together. I'd like to play with them and help them out and yeah as far buildi...