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With the 108th pick, the Seattle Metropolitans select Jarome Iginla.

#12 - JAROME IGINLA

Regular Season: 1157 Games, 502 Goals, 543 Assists, 1045 Points
Playoffs: 54 Games, 28 Goals, 21 Assists, 49 Points

AWARDS

Art Ross Trophy (2002)
Maurice Rocket Richard Trophy (2002, 2004)
1st All-Star Team Selection (2002, 2008, 2009)
2nd All-Star Team Selection (2004)
All-Star Game Participant (2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2012)
King Clancy Memorial Trophy (2004)
Lester B. Pearson Award (2002)
NHL Foundation Player Award (2004)
Mark Messier Leadership Award (2009)
NHL All-Rookie Team (1997)


Finishes

Top-10 Goals (2002, 2004, 2008, 2011)
Top-10 in Assists (2009)
Top-10 in Points (2002, 2008, 2009, 2011)

* Bold refers to years that Iginla was top-5 in the category.
* Bold+Underline refers to years that Iginla led the category.


Playoff Accomplishments

Stanley Cup Finalist (2004)
Top-10 Playoff Scoring (3rd)
Top-10 Playoff Goalscoring (1st)
Top-10 Playoff Assist (8th)
Calgary Flames Playoff Scoring Finishes (1st, 1st, 1st, 1st, 2nd)


Voting Records

Top-10 Hart Nomination:
2002 - 2nd
2004 - 2nd
2008 - 3rd

Top-10 All-Star Voting:
2002 - 1st
2004 - 2nd
2006 - 7th
2008 - 1st
2009 - 1st
2010 - 5th
2011 - 3rd


Honours

Calgary Flames Captain (2003-2012)
Calgary Flames All-Time Leading Scorer
Between 1998 and 2008, only Jaromir Jagr scored more goals.
Apart of the 500 Goal Club
Apart of the 1000 Point Club
10th Player in NHL History to score 30 Goals in 10 Consecutive Seasons (The others are: Mike Gartner, Jaromir Jagr, Phil Esposito, Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Hull, Marcel Dionne, Mike Bossy, Jari Kurri, Darryl Sittler)
2 Olympic Gold Medals, 1 World Championship Gold Medal, 1 World Cup Gold Medal
2010 Olympic Tournament Leader in Goals
ESPY for best NHL Player (2002, 2004)
Molson Cup Winner (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008)
Ralph T. Scurfield Humanitarian Award (2001, 2002)
J.R. McCaig Award (2008)


What do the Experts Say?

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Originally Posted by Who's Who in Hockey
His game, in which he did everything well, trumped expectation, and vaulted the Edmonton native of African descent into superstardom. A compact, powerful skater at six feet one..
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Originally Posted by United States of America Congressional Record
Jarome is an extremely talented young man who plays for the Calgary Flames..played a critical role in Canada's victory with two goals and an assist..Jarome Iginla has become a pioneer at the Olympic level..
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Originally Posted by Who's Who in Black Canada, Vol. 2
As a member of Team Canada, Iginla played a pivotal role in securing the teams first gold medal in 50 years..
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Originally Posted by THN December 30th, 2009
Jarome Iginla, Calgary Flames: Tough, intense right winger can score and bang in the corners.
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Originally Posted by The Complete Call: Hockey Stories From a Legend in Stripes
Jarome is the complete player that leads by example whether his team needs a goal, a big hit, or even a fight to ignite their competitive spirits.
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Originally Posted by The View From the Upper Deck
One of the top talents in the game today, Jarome Iginla is also probably the best black player in NHL history.
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Originally Posted by VIBE, Sept. 2002 Issue
In a breakout season, this Calgary Flames right winger set ice rinks afire, scoring effortlessly and forcing goalies to ponder early retirement.
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Originally Posted by Guts and Go Overtime
One of the best of the current era in the NHL..

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Originally Posted by Forecaster
Has deceptive speed, great strength and a lethal shot. Can overpower defenders physically or use finesse. Possesses the soft hands of a natural goal-scorer, but will also drop the gloves when necessary.
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Originally Posted by Trevor Linden Response to Iginla leading Flames in Shaking Hands after Final Game
I think it was a very classy thing to do. I think Jarome is one of the most classy players in the league, not only that, he’s probably the best player in the league. When you have a captain like that, it was certainly a very classy move on their part, no doubt.
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Originally Posted by Rhett Warrener
All-around he is just a special guy from being an amazing hockey player, to the way he lives his life, to the way everyone respects him...it's his nature to win the battles, and do everything in his power to win..
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Originally Posted by Craig Conroy
You've got a power forward who does it all. I mean, he'll fight, and hit, and score goals. Maybe it's not the end-to-end rushes, but he does all those little things that win games and get things done.
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Originally Posted by Rob Blake
He'll run you over. Or he'll fight somebody. And then he'll score a goal. He does pretty much everything you'd want a guy to do.
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Originally Posted by Craig Button
He doesn't carry himself with any attitude or arrogance. He's confident in his abilities. He's self-assured. He's genuine. He's a better person than he is a player, and we all know what kind of player he is.

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