By Ryan Holmer (@ProspectReport)
Talk about a confusing night. I shut off my computer, and phone at 1:00 am on Wednesday, March 27th with the thought that Iginla to the Bruins was essentially completed. Conflicting reports had been surfacing all night on the Twitter-verse, but general consensus was that Iginla was indeed going to Boston. When I woke up this morning, I was a bit surprised by messages flooding my inbox, and the front-page of TSN. Jarome Iginla was not traded to Boston, and was in fact traded to the powerhouse, the Pittsburgh Penguins.
In return for the Flames’ captain and Franchise leader in virtually everything, the Calgary Flames receive a 1st round pick in 2013, Prospect Ben Hanowski and Kenneth Agostino. The package at first glance, and maybe even second – is hardly enough for the Flames’ icon, who’s dedicated his entire career to a team that has never really given that #1 centre to play with. However, when you consider the fact that Iginla is a pure ...