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It finally happened. Jarome Iginla has been traded, ending his storied 16-year career with the Calgary Flames. He now will call Pittsburgh home. Wait, Pittsburgh? Wasn't Boston the team that everyone assumed would be landing the forward as of late Wednesday night? Surprise! The Pittsburgh Penguins, you know, the team that already made headlines by obtaining Brenden Morrow from Dallas and Douglas Murray from San Jose, now adds another piece in Iginla in a shocking late-night trade. Pittsburgh is sending Ben Hanowski, Kenny Agostino and a 2013 first-round draft pick to Calgary in exchange for the veteran, as reported by the team's site. It seems as if every year Iginla's name is mentioned as the league approaches the trade deadline, but this time the rumors actually came to fruition. Well, sort of. These rumors persisted for weeks, with all signs pointing to "Iginla to Boston" as of late Wednesday night. In a stunner, it's the Penguins claiming Iginl...
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