It seems like we go through this every year, doesn't it? The NHL trade deadline approaches and right on cue Jarome Iginla's name starts surfacing in various rumor hubs around the Internet. Will this be the year Iginla and the Flames finally part ways?
It seems like the NHL trade deadline has borrowed a strategy used by a soap opera, constantly recycling storylines year after year. The Iginla story is one that was played out years ago and now is one the keeps showing up on schedule as soon as the deadline approaches.
Here we will add another article to the Internet pile, analyzing the arguments for and against moving Iginla out of Calgary.
Why an Iginla Trade Makes Sense
Jarome Iginla is skating in his 15th NHL season, all of which he has spent with the Calgary Flames. Since his debut in the 1996-97 NHL season, Iginla has consistently averaged around a point-per-game, scoring 1,048 points in 1,159 games. Iginla became the 10th player in NHL history to score 30 or mo...