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03-23-2013, 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Tim McCracken View Post
Based on the fact he's 35, soon to be 36, has clearly lost a step, declining production (on pace for a prorated 22 goal season), and hasn't been a + player since 2007/08 or 5 years ago. Again, I think the world of him but I wouldn't give up the farm.

Everyone gets the sentiment surrounding Iginla in Calgary. There is an absolute here though and that is a player who is entering a time in his career where traditionally players start to slow down considerably. Yes, there are intangibles, but those same intangibles can be found elsewhere for a lesser price (Morrow).

Let's think about the current circumstances a year from now... Would anyone really give up a top prospect, a roster player and a first for a 37 year old?

Whatever the case, Calgary will never get more for Jarome Iginla than they will right now. They should be in a complete fire sale mode and begin posturing themselves to land a top the draft order in the McDavid draft.

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