As Jarome Iginla became the Flames' all-time points leader this past weekend, he further solidified a bond with the city of Calgary that will never be broken.
For the first time in a long while, someone other than Jarome Iginla could lead the Flames in goals. But don't get too attached Calgary. Mike Cammalleri's stay might not last long.
Not so long ago, Miikka Kiprusoff was arguably the best goaltender in the NHL. Now, he's struggling. If the Flames want to reach the playoffs, Jarome Iginla won't be enough. They'll need their old goalie back.
Not many are giving the Flames a chance against the Sharks. But don't be fooled -- both sides are feeling an equal amount of pressure heading into the first round of the playoffs.
It's the holiday season, and George Johnson is in a giving mood. Here is his wish list for all 30 NHL teams.
Jarome Iginla is off to an uncharacteristically strong start. Miikka Kiprusoff is strangely not. And while the Flames are struggling, both stars are dealing with the adversity in very different ways.
Bringing in Mike Keenan is a risk for the Flames, but just how much? If things don't go well, he could drive Jarome Iginla and Miikka Kiprusoff out of town.
Think you saw tears in Edmonton? George Johnson says Flames fans could face the same fate with Iginla and the Kipper.
While some marvel over Crosby and expect Jagr to score, Jarome Iginla is (quietly) showing why he is the game's best power forward.
Dion Phaneuf, Miikka Kiprusoff and Jarome Iginla all enter the playoffs with questions, but the Flames will need all three for success.
Shut down Jarome Iginla and you shut down the Calgary Flames. If, of course, Iginla lets that happen.
Despite their poor showing in Game 1, the Flames are confident they can turn their game around.
After the Iginla-Conroy-McAmmond line, who will help carry Calgary?
The possible holdouts of Jarome Iginla and Jose Theodore earn little empathy north of the border.
It hasn't happened often, but there is precedent for the Hart winner to come from a non-playoff team.