Coach Brent Sutter Vs Jarome Iginla : Calgary Should Trade The Right Wing

November 12th, 2010 by Warren Shaw Leave a reply »
We often hear NHL players talk late in their career about the importance of winning the Stanley Cup.

After players have skated in 1,000 games or more and have established a stellar career, not being part of the fraternity that has won the cup can mean the difference between the Hall of Fame and honorable mention.

NHL greats Marcel Dionne, Gilbert Perreault and Brad Park are three players that were inducted in the Hall who never had a chance to lift the cup.

Jarome Iginla may end up in the later ranks if he finishes his career with the Calgary Flames.

The blogosphere has been abuzz with talk about Iginla’s sub-par offensive performance this season and the rumors about his possible trade.

The Calgary Flames are unlikely to reach the Staley Cup semifinals much less the Stanley Cup finals.

The Flames had their best chance when Iginla was at the top of his game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2004. It was during those years that Iginla was lauded by none other than Wayne Gretzky as one of the top hockey players in the world.

To further exacerbate the circumstances is Iginla’s deteriorating relati ...

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