Jarome Iginla to Bruins: Boston Reportedly Signs Veteran Winger

July 5th, 2013 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »

Right winger Jarome Iginla may not be capable of winning the Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy as the NHL's leading goal-scorer or the Art Ross Trophy as the league's leading point man at this stage in his career, but that didn't stop the Boston Bruins from treating him well in free agency, according to TSN's Ryan Rishaug:

Iginla has been one of the NHL's most prolific scorers over the past 20 years and is likely a future Hall of Famer. Iginla has already scored 530 career goals, but the Bruins are banking on the hope that he still has a few more left in the tank.

Although Iginla's production dropped off a bit this past season, he is still capable of bringing plenty to the table. After playing parts of 16 seasons with the Calgary Flames, Iginla was dealt to the Pittsburgh Penguins prior to the 2013 trade deadline. Iginla seemed rejuvenated after the deal, as he put up 11 points in 13 regular-season games and 12 points in 15 playoff contests.

Iginla's streak of 11 straight seasons with at least 30 goals came to an end this year; while that had a lot to do with the fact that ...

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