Jarome Iginla

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Jarome Iginla
Jarome Iginla - Colorado Avalanche.jpg
Iginla with the Avalanche on November 15, 2014
Born (1977-07-01) July 1, 1977 (age 42)
Edmonton, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Right wing
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Colorado Avalanche
Calgary Flames
Pittsburgh Penguins
Boston Bruins
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 11th overall, 1995
Dallas Stars
Playing career 1996–present

Jarome Arthur-Leigh Adekunle Tig Junior Elvis Iginla (born July 1, 1977) is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger. He currently plays for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL).

He played in the WHL for the Kamloops Blazers where he played three seasons. He was drafted by the Dallas Stars with the 11th overall pick in the 1995 NHL Draft but did not play a game with them. He also played for the Calgary Flames for 16 years where he was the captain. He was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 28, 2013 in exchange for Kenneth Agostino, Ben Hanowski, and a first-round draft pick in the 2013 NHL Draft.[1] He played 28 combined games with the Penguins. He is a Christian of his father's faith.[2]

On July 5, 2013, Iginla signed a one-year, $6 million contract with the Boston Bruins.[3]

On July 1, 2014, Iginla signed three-year, $16 million contract with the Colorado Avalanche.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Flames trade Iginla to Penguins". NHL.com. Retrieved March 26, 2013.
  2. "The Smile Says It All". City Light News. Retrieved March 29, 2014.
  3. "Iginla signs one-year, $6M deal with Bruins". NHL.com. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  4. "Iginla celebrates birthday by signing with Avalanche". NHL. Retrieved July 3, 2014.

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