Reaction to the Jarome Iginla trade, plus commentary on Miikka Kiprusoff, the Wild, Islanders and more.
PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski believes Penguins GM Ray Shero fleeced Flames GM Jay Feaster out of Jarome Iginla.
BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne lists five reasons the Iginla, Morrow and Murray trades could hurt, rather than help, the Penguins.
MATCHSTICKS AND GASOLINE: Justin Azevedo recalls Iginla’s greatest shift, then launches into a heart-felt, profanity-laced tirade against Flames management. I daresay a number of Flames fans feel the same as Justin.
PENSBURGH: Reaction from Pittsburgh on the Iginla acquisition, and its impact the Penguins roster.
THE HOCKEY GUYS: Ryan Holmer on an end of an era for the Calgary Flames, plus analysis of the prospects the Flames received in the deal.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier’s looks back on Iginla’s phenomenal career with the Flames.
MC79 HOCKEY: Tyler Dellow on why Miikka Kiprusoff and the Calgary Flames could be accused of salary cap circumvention if “Kipper” fails to honor the final season of his contract.
HOCKEY WILDERNESS: Who exactly are the Minnesota Wild. Are they as good as they seem?
THE CHECKING LINE: Rob McGowan believes it’s time for the Islanders to become buyers at the trade deadline. Don’t hold your breath, Rob.