Gallery: Jarome Iginla - Our favourite photos from a fabled Flames career


There's little room to overstate Jarome Iginla's accomplishments as a Calgary Flames and his importance as the city's leading sports figure for the past decade. Here are our favourite Iginla moments from those years.

<div id="page1">Jarome Iginla looks at a photograph of a street sign in Las Vegas. Iginlas Goal Ave. was named after the scoring ace by a former Calgarian who works in city planning there.</div>

Jarome Iginla looks at a photograph of a street sign in Las Vegas. Iginlas Goal Ave. was named after the scoring ace by a former Calgarian who works in city planning there.

Photograph by: Archive, Calgary Herald

<div id="page1">Jarome Iginla looks at a photograph of a street sign in Las Vegas. Iginlas Goal Ave. was named after the scoring ace by a former Calgarian who works in city planning there.</div>
Calgary Flames Jarome Iginla visits with Kristen Mortensen,15 at the Alberta Children's Hopital during the Flames and Hitmen annual holiday visit in 2006.
Jarome Iginla #12 of the Calgary Flames looks up at the scoreboard during a stoppage in play against the Colorado Avalanche in 2008.
Calgary Flames Jarome Iginla was greeted by some fans from the Prairie View Colony (left to right ) Margaret, Joel, 5 and Paul Wurz, as he walked over from the Pengrowth Saddledome to the Stampede Corral for Flames practice in 2009.
Hats off to a great season as Calgary Flames captain Jarome Iginla thanks the thousands of Flames fans who crammed into Olympic Plaza Wednesday at noon to say thanks to the team for a wonderful season June 9, 2004
The ever popular captain Jarome Iginla is besieged by young fans as he comes off the ice at the Banff Recreation Centre as the Flames finish their mini-camp in Banff in 2008.
Calgary Flames captain Jarome Iginla takes a question from W.O. Mitchell School student Jenna McCully during an assembly to kick off the annual Reading ... Give it a Shot reading incentive program.
Calgary Flames Jarome Iginla at the Calgary Flames Celebrity Poker Tournament in Calgary on March 4, 2013.
Calgary flames captain Jarome Iginla puts on his game-face for charity during his 3rd Annual Retro's Bowlerama in support of KidSport in 2006.
The Calgary Flames' Jarome Iginla drops the gloves with the New Jersey Devils' Adam Henrique during the first period of their NHL game at the Scotiabank Saddledome Jan. 2012.
Calgary Flames' Jarome Iginla holds the puck he scored his 365th goal for his team with against the St. Louis Blues at the Pengrowth Saddledome Monday, March 10, 2008.
Calgary Flames' Jarome Iginla flies over Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin in the second period of NHL action in Calgary Nov. 22, 2007
Captain Jarome Iginla plays in the Flames' wheelchair game versus the Townsend Tigers at the Alberta Children's in the Dr. Gordon Townsend School in 2006.
Calgary Flames co-owners Harley Hootchkiss trys to console a very disappointed Jarome Iginla after the the Calgary Flames lost to the  Chicago Black Hawks 4 to 1,during NHL playoff action in April 2009.
Calgary Flames Jarome Iginla accepts the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl after the Flames defeated the San Jose Sharks to win the western conference in NHL playoff action at the Saddledome May 19, 2004
Calgary Flames star Jarome Iginla hams it up with the kids at the end of  the day of his third annual Jarome Iginla hockey school at the Calgary Centennial Arenas July 7, 2004
Calgary Flames star Jarome Iginla was the centre of attention with a long line up of children waiting for his autograph while visiting Col. J. Fred Scott School to promote a Flames Literacy initiative Jan. 17, 2003
Calgary Flames' Jarome Iginla tries in vain to hide the ball in his feet from Peter Tran, 9. Flames tried their best but fell once again to the undefeated Tigers in over time by a score of 7-6 Nov. 23, 2002. The Flames have yet to beat the Tigers in this annual game held at the Alberta Children's Hospital.
Calgary Flames fan holds up a #48 sign to celebrate Jarome Iginla's 48th goal of the year, during first period N.H.L. action between the Calgary Flames and the Minnesota Wild at the Saddledome April 4, 2002
Calgary Flames Jarome Iginla shows off the new Olympic Champion ring  Nov. 2, 2002
Calgary Flames scoring ace Jarome Iginla April 8, 2002
Calgary Flames right winger Jarome Iginla deflects a shot from the point towards Edmonton Oilers goalie Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers Oct. 17, 2008
Jarome Iginla signs with the Calgary Flames for a couple of more seasons. The two year deal is for an estimated $13M Sept. 6, 2002
Calgary Flames # 12 Jarome Iginla is pushed into the Kings goaltender # 39 Felix Potvin March 30, 2002
Jarome Iginla and Ryan Smith check out their gold medals Feb. 24, 2002 after Team Canada won the men's hockey gold medal game at the Salt Lake City Olympics. Canada defeated the United States 5-2 to take the gold for the first time in 50 years.
Calgary Flames' Jarome Iginla tries to get around Dallas Stars' Darryl Sydor Feb. 26, 2001
Calgary Flames Jarome Iginla tangles with Vancouver Canucks Ed Jovanovski Jan. 2, 2001
Calgary Flames star Jarome Iginla reacts with delight to a question from the audience about his hair-do at to the Molson Cup Luncheon Mrch 20, 2001 in Calgary. Iginla was the February winner of the Molson Cup.
Calgary Flames 1995 first round draft pick Jerome Iginla takes to the ice for the first time in a Flames uniform during the pregame warm-up April 21, 1996
Calgary Flames Jarome Iginla takes L.A. Kings defenceman Sean O'Donnell into the boards Dec. 20, 1997
Theo Fleury helps Jarome Iginla celebrate his first goal April 23, 1996 for the Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames  right winger Jarome Iginla sets up before stuffing the puck past LA Kings goalie Felix Potvin Nov. 20, 2001
At the centre of media attention is new Calgary Flame Jarome Iginla after practice April 22, 1996
Jarome Iginla of the Kamloops Blazers, (right) was involved in an NHL trade Dec. 21, 1995. His rights were traded from the Dallas Stars to the Calgary Flames
WHL player of the year, Jarome Iginla, also a draft choice of the Calgary Flames as the result of a trade, at the WHL Awards Dinner in Calgary March 19, 1996
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