Even after acting Calgary Flames GM Jay Feaster went on national TV and stated he’s not interested in dealing captain Jarome Iginla, the trade rumours only became more persistent.
Today, Iginla is being touted as
a potential Philadelphia Flyers target.
The day before that, it was the Montreal Canadiens.
Before that, it was the New York Rangers.
Feaster can only laugh. And he’s been giving members of the media a few chuckles, too.
“It’s funny, I got a text message the other day from somebody at TSN — and this is about the fifth time that the person has asked me about Jarome,” Feaster recounted Wednesday morning at the Saddledome before the Flames and
the St. Louis Blues battled on the ice.
“And he said, ‘I had a reliable source say that you traded him to the Rangers. Is it true?’
“I text messaged back. I said, ‘Yep. For John ‘isn’t-it-a-*****’ Tortorella, Jim Schoenfeld, who is coming out of retirement and will be in our lineup tonight and for the future rights to Sam Rosen and Joe Micheletti.”
Tortorella, of course, is the Rangers’ current head coach.