Monday, April 1, 2013

Calgary Ships Off NHL Star

NHL is a big deal in Canada. Stars made in Canada and playing on a Canadian team not only face extra scrutiny, but they also reap greater fame (or notoriety). Calgary traded away their face of the franchise for over a decade after finally facing the facts they couldn't build a competent team around the leagues' greatest RW in the past decade (and one of the top goalie's as well). Too bad, there were a lot of mixed emotions upon announcement (Iginla is not Pittsburgh's gain). Time will heal this wound for sure, after all, it's just professional sports and the trail of a million dollar player. But it still has huge impact on a city who's hockey team had little more than Iggy. For more: