Is entering his 19th NHL season…Spent his first 15-plus seasons with Calgary before joining Pittsburgh at the end of the 2012-13 campaign, Boston in 2013-14 and Colorado last year…Has amassed 589 goals and 1,226 career points in 1,392 regular season games…He enters the 2015-16 campaign needing just 11 goals to become the 19th player in NHL history to score 600 career goals…Iginla’s 589 tallies rank 19th all-time and second among active players behind Jaromir Jagr (722)…Jarome’s 1,226 career points rank 40th on the all-time scoring list and trail only Jagr (1,802) and Joe Thornton (1,259) among active players…Has appeared in 1,392 career games, third among active players and 37th all time…Ranks second among current players with 177 career power-play goals, one behind Michel Goulet for 27th all time…Has twice finished runner-up for the Hart Trophy (2002, 2004), which included finishing second in the closest voting ever in 2001-02…Won the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy as the NHL’s leading goal scorer in both 2002 and 2004…Captured the 2002 Art Ross Trophy as the league’s scoring leader…Also won the 2002 Lester B. Pearson Award (NHLPA MVP) as voted by the players…Was named to the NHL’s First All-Star Team in 2001-02, 2007-08 and 2008-09, and the NHL’s Second All-Star Team in 2003-04…Was selected to the NHL All-Rookie Team and was a finalist for the Calder Trophy in 1996-97…Won the 2004 NHL Foundation Player Award (community service) and 2004 King Clancy Memorial Trophy (leadership and humanitarian contribution in his community)…Was the recipient of the 2009 Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award…The right winger has played in six All-Star Games (2002-04, 2008-09, 2012)…Led the Flames in scoring for 11 consecutive seasons from 2000-12, which is an NHL record for a player with one team…Has surpassed the 20-goal mark in 16 different seasons, second among active players behind Jagr (18)…Has 12 career 30-goal campaigns and has appeared in all 82 games 10 different times (including five straight seasons from 2007-12)…Has 12 career hat tricks, including one four-goal effort, and 10 career “Gordie Howe hat tricks”…Has twice been named one of the NHL’s Three Stars of the Month (Nov. 2009, March 2014) and has been selected as one of the Three Stars of the Week five times (last: Feb. 3-9, 2014)…Has appeared in 81 career playoff games, registering 37 goals and 31 assists for 68 points…Helped lead Calgary to the 2004 Stanley Cup Final…Internationally, Iginla won a gold medal with Team Canada at both the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City and the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver…He also represented Canada at the 2006 Olympics in Torino, Italy.
Led the Avalanche with 29 goals and shared the team lead with 59 points, becoming the oldest player in franchise history to lead the team in either category (37 years, 284 days)…He was nine days older than Joe Sakic was when he led the club with 36 goals and 100 points at the age of 37 years, 275 days in 2006-07…Led the Avs in power-play goals (8-tied), even-strength tallies (21) and multi-goal games (4)…His 29 goals were the most by an Avalanche player since 2007-08 (Milan Hejduk 29)…Scored 19 of his 29 goals at home…Appeared in all 82 games for the 10th time in his career…Reached the 20-goal mark for the 16th time in his career, as only Jaromir Jagr (18) has more 20-goal seasons among active players…Iginla is the 20th player in league history to reach that plateau in 16 different campaigns…The Avs were 19-4-2 when Iginla scored a goal…Finished the season ranked 19th all-time in goals (589), 40th in points (1,226) and 37th in games played (1,392)…He moved from 50th to 40th on the all-time points list, passing Bobby Hull, Sergei Fedorov, Rod Brind’Amour, Dino Ciccarelli, Vincent Damphousse, Bernie Nicholls, Bobby Clarke, Larry Murphy, Jeremy Roenick and Jean Beliveau…Iginla climbed from 24th to 19th on the all-time goals list, passing Guy Lafleur, Mike Modano, Mats Sundin, Joe Nieuwendyk, Mike Bossy and Mark Recchi…Tied his career high with three assists on Dec. 20 at Buffalo and again on March 28 vs. Buffalo…Scored 30 seconds into the first period on Jan. 4 vs. Columbus, the fastest goal to begin a game by an Avalanche player in 2014-15…Recorded his 1,200th career point on Jan 30 vs. Nashville, becoming the 47th player in NHL history to reach that milestone…Scored his 174th career power-play goal on March 7 at Columbus, passing Ray Bourque (173) for 28th place on the all-time list…Tied his career high with two power-play goals in the season finale on April 11 vs. Chicago.
2013-14: Recorded 30 goals and 31 assists for 61 points in 78 games for the Boston Bruins…His 30 goals tied Patrice Bergeron for the team lead, while his 61 points finished third…It marked his 12th career 30-goal campaign…Finished tied for fourth in the NHL in plus/minus (+34) and tied for seventh in game-winning goals (8)…His +34 rating was a career best…Was named the NHL’s First Star for the month of March after leading all players with 13 goals (13g/4a) in 17 games…Appeared in his 1,300th career game on March 17 vs. Minnesota…Passed Johnny Bucyk for sole possession of 25th place on the NHL’s all-time goals list (558) with a pair of tallies on March 22 at Phoenix…Scored twice on March 29 at Washington to tie Guy Lafleur (560) for 24th place on the NHL’s all-time goals list…Named the NHL’s Third Star of the Week for Feb. 3-9 and March 17-23.
2013-14 PLAYOFFS: Led the Bruins with five goals while appearing in all 12 postseason games…Finished tied for third on the club in points (7) and shared the team lead in power-play goals (2) and game winners (2)…Scored his first career playoff overtime goal in Game 4 of the first round series at Detroit on April 24.
2012-13: Had 33 points (14g/19a) in 44 combined games for Calgary and Pittsburgh…Appeared in 31 games for the Flames (9g/13a) before being traded to the Penguins on March 28…Had 11 points (5g/6a) in 13 games with the Pens…Took an unsuccessful penalty shot against Detroit’s Jimmy Howard on Feb. 5…Played his 1,200th NHL game on Feb. 15 vs. St. Louis and recorded his 1,100th NHL point with a goal on April 17 vs. Montreal…Saw his ironman streak snapped at 454 consecutive games played (441 regular season) when he did not dress on March 27 vs. Columbus pending his trade…It was his first game missed since the final contest of the 2006-07 season.
2012-13 PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all 15 postseason games for Pittsburgh and finished fourth on the team in scoring with 12 points (4g/8a).
2011-12: Won the Calgary Flames scoring title for the 11th straight season, which is an NHL record for a player with one team…Appeared in all 82 games for the fifth straight campaign…Scored his 500th goal on Jan. 7 vs. Minnesota, becoming the 42nd player in NHL history to reach that milestone.
2010-11: Led the Flames in goals (43) and points (86), which ranked third and sixth in the NHL respectively…Potted his 11th and 12th career hat tricks on Nov. 19 vs. Chicago and April 6 vs. Edmonton…Took two penalty shots, stopped by Toronto’s Jonas Gustavsson on Dec. 16 and scored on Nashville’s Pekka Rinne on March 6…That penalty-shot goal was his 30th tally of the season, as he became the 10th player in NHL history to have 10 consecutive 30+ goal seasons…Registered his 1,000th NHL point on April 1 at St. Louis…Recorded his 500th NHL assist on Jan. 11 at Carolina and played his 1,100th career game on March 23 at San Jose.
2009-10: Led the Flames in goals (32) and points (69) while appearing in all 82 games…Recorded his ninth and 10th career hat tricks on Nov. 21 at Los Angeles and March 7 at Minnesota…Played his 1,000th NHL game on Feb. 5 at Florida…Picked up his 900th NHL point on Jan. 30 vs. Edmonton.
2008-09: Was named to the NHL’s First All-Star Team for the second straight year…Led Calgary with 89 points (35g/54a) in 82 games, ranking him eighth in the league in scoring…Passed Theo Fleury (830 points) as the Flames’ all-time scoring leader on March 1, tallying five points, including his 400th career goal, in an 8–6 loss to the Lightning at the Saddledome…The five points tied his personal high set earlier in the year on Dec. 31 vs. Edmonton…Picked up his eighth career hat trick on Oct. 23 in Nashville…Appeared in his 900th NHL game on Jan. 6 vs. San Jose, recorded his 400th NHL assist on Nov. 20 at Colorado and registered his 800th career point with an assist Dec. 19 vs. Chicago.
2008-09 PLAYOFFS: Tallied four points (3g/1a) in six playoff games, sharing the team lead in goals.
2007-08: Was a finalist for the Hart Trophy and was named to the NHL’s First All-Star Team…Finished third in league scoring with a career-high 98 points (50g/48a)…Led the club in goals and points for the seventh straight season and in assists for the first time…Surpassed the 50-goal mark for the second time in his career…Picked up his sixth and seventh career hat tricks on Dec. 13 at Tampa Bay and March 22 vs. Minnesota…Appeared in his 800th NHL game Nov. 22 vs. Chicago and became the franchise all-time leader in games played with his 804th contest as a Flame on Nov. 29 vs. Anaheim…Recorded his 700th NHL point on Dec. 1 vs. Columbus…Scored his 365th goal as a Flame on March 10 vs. St. Louis, giving him the club’s all-time lead in that category as well.
2007-08 PLAYOFFS: Led Calgary in goals (4), assists (5) and points (9) while appearing in all seven postseason contests…Had multiple points in four of the seven outings.
2006-07: Led the club in goals (39) and points (94) for the sixth straight season…Posted his fifth NHL hat trick on March 29 at Minnesota…Took an unsuccessful penalty shot on Edmonton’s Dwayne Roloson on Oct. 5…Tied a club record with 10 shots on March 15 at Dallas…Scored his 300th NHL goal and 600th NHL point on Dec. 7 at Minnesota…Missed 12 games with a knee injury.
2006-07 PLAYOFFS: Had four points (2g/2a) in six postseason contests.
2005-06: Led the club in goals (35) and points (67) for the fifth straight season…Scored a penalty shot goal against Phoenix’s Curtis Joseph on Nov. 10…Played his 700th NHL game on April 1 at Edmonton.
2005-06 PLAYOFFS: Led the Flames with five goals and eight points (5g/3a) while appearing in all seven playoff contests…Had a five-game playoff point streak from April 21-29.
2004-05: Did not play.
2003-04: Was named the 18th captain in franchise history prior to the season and helped lead Calgary to the Stanley Cup Final…Captured his second Rocket Richard Trophy, sharing the goal-scoring title with Ilya Kovalchuk and Rick Nash at 41 goals…Was the runner-up for the Hart Trophy for the second time in three years…Named to the NHL’s Second All-Star Team…Led the Flames with 73 points…Shared the league lead with 10 game-winning goals…Had his fourth career hat trick on Feb. 3 vs. Los Angeles…Stopped by Vancouver’s Alex Auld on a penalty shot attempt on Jan. 3…Recorded his 500th NHL point with a pair of assists on March 27 vs. Los Angeles…Played his 600th NHL game on Feb. 11 at Vancouver.
2003-04 PLAYOFFS: Helped the Flames advance to the Stanley Cup Final, where they fell to the Lightning in seven games…Led the NHL in playoff goals with 13, and finished third in playoff scoring with 22 points in 26 games…Had two short-handed goals, tied for the league high…Strung together a six-game playoff point streak from April 27 to May 11…Recorded a Gordie Howe hat trick in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on May 29 in Calgary…Finished with five points (3g/2a) in the series against Tampa.
2002-03: Led the club in both goals (35) and points (67) for the third straight season…Scored a career-high four-goals on Feb. 23 at Phoenix…The four-goal effort included an even strength, power play, shorthanded and empty net score…Played in his 500th NHL game on Dec. 23 at Minnesota, scored his 200th NHL goal Dec. 29 vs. Anaheim and his 400th NHL point was a goal on Feb. 6 vs. Chicago…Missed seven games to injury.
2001-02: Was named to the NHL’s First All-Star Team and finished runner-up for the Hart Trophy in the closest voting ever…Iginla and Jose Theodore tied in total voting but Theodore won the tie-breaker on the basis of more first-place votes (26 to 23)…Won the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer with 96 points, and also captured the Rocket Richard Trophy with a league-high and career-best 52 goals…Won the Lester B. Pearson Award (NHLPA MVP) as voted by the players…Finished second in the league with a career-high 16 power-play goals…Had five straight multi-point games from Feb. 28 to March 7 (6g/6a)...Tallied his first career hat trick in a four-point night on March 4 at NY Rangers…Had a 15-game point streak from Oct. 18 to Nov. 22 (18g/13a)…Took his first two career penalty shots, unsuccessful vs. Anaheim’s Jean-Sebastien Giguere on Dec. 8 and vs. Toronto’s Curtis Joseph on Jan. 22…Played his 400th NHL game Oct. 27 vs. Minnesota and recorded his 300th NHL point with a pair of goals on Nov. 17 vs. St. Louis.
2000-01: Led the Flames in scoring for the first time with 71 points, and also led the club in goals with his first 30-goal campaign (31)…Scored his 100th NHL goal Dec. 9 vs. Carolina…Gathered his 200th NHL point with a goal Oct. 12 vs. Columbus…Missed five games to injury.
1999-00: Finished second on the Flames in goals (29) and points (63)…Had a career-best 16-game point streak from Jan. 29 to March 5 (12g/14a)…Skated in his 300th NHL game on March 11 at Los Angeles.
1998-99: Was the only Flame to appear in all 82 games and led the team with 28 goals…Played his 200th NHL game on Jan. 30 vs. St. Louis and recorded his 100th NHL point with a goal on Dec. 3 vs. Tampa Bay.
1997-98: Totaled 32 points (13g/19a) in 70 contests…Played his 100th NHL game on Nov. 9 at Detroit.
1996-97: Was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team and was a finalist for the Calder Trophy (finished second in voting)…Led all NHL rookies in scoring with 50 points (21g/29a) while appearing in all 82 games…Was one of three Calgary players to dress in every game…Scored his first NHL goal in his first career regular-season game, Oct. 5 at Vancouver…Picked up his first career assist on Oct. 14 at NY Rangers…Began the season wearing #24 but switched to his current #12 on Jan. 2.
1995-96 PLAYOFFS: Joined the Flames at the conclusion of his junior season and appeared in two playoff games for Calgary…Had an assist in his first career playoff game on April 21 vs. Chicago (Game 3, WCQF)…Scored his first postseason goal in his second game on April 23 vs. Chicago (Game 4)…Prior to joining Calgary, was named to the Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team, the WHL West First All-Star Team and was named the WHL Player of the Year in his final season with Kamloops…Finished fourth in league scoring with 136 points (63g/73a) while adding 120 penalty minutes in 63 games…Recorded 29 points (16g/13a) in 16 playoff contests for the Blazers. 1994-95: Helped lead Kamloops to its second consecutive Memorial Cup championship…Had six points (4g/2a) in four games during the tournament, which was held in Kamloops…Captured the George Parsons Trophy as the Memorial Cup’s “Most Sportsmanlike Player.” 1993-94: Helped Kamloops win the WHL championship and Memorial Cup title in his first major junior season.
Has represented Canada in three Olympics (2002, 2006, 2010), helping Canada to a pair of Olympic gold medals (2002, 2010)…Had four points (3g/1a) in six games during the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, which included two goals and an assist in the gold-medal game against the United States on Feb. 24…Led Team Canada with five goals and finished tied for second with seven points in seven games at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver…Assisted on Sidney Crosby’s overtime winner in the gold-medal game…Played for Canada in the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, tallying three points (2g/1a) in six games…Helped Canada to back-to-back gold medals at the 1996 and 1997 world junior championships…At the 1996 IIHF World Junior Championship in Boston, Iginla led all scorers with 12 points (5g/7a) in six games en route to being named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Forward and selected to the All-Tournament Team…Also played for his country at the 1994 World Under-18 Championships.
Full name is Jarome Arthur-Leigh Adekunle Tig Junior Elvis Iginla…Nickname is “Iggy”…He and his wife, Kara, have a daughter, Jade and two sons, Tij and Joe…Won the 2004 NHL Foundation Player Award in recognition of his commitment and service to charities in his community…Was also the recipient of the 2004 King Clancy Memorial Trophy given to the “player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community”…Was the recipient of the 2009 Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award…Was a catcher on Canada’s National Junior Baseball Team as a youngster…Is a part-owner of his junior team, the Kamloops Blazers.