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07-26-2012, 01:09 PM
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Iginla's been talked about before. If Doan's value increases due to his influence on the up-and-coming youth, Iginla does the same. Regier would need to work some sort of contract extension to make it worth the effort.
Calgary isn't in any sort of cap jam, as they've got their 2012-2013 roster set to go forward, with 23 players under contract and ~$66M spent. Moving Iginla helps Feaster make some moves next off-season without losing him to free agency anyway.
If Buffalo can't get Doan or Ryan, Iginla's an option. I think Regier could land him without doing much to the projected 2013-2014 team
Ironically, given the close friendship and mutual respect Feaster and Regier have and their past dealings, the Iginla option is probably the most realistic one of happening - assuming that Regier is even interested in going that way or that Feaster is willing to deal Iginla before the trade deadline.
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