- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 25, 2018

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Jarome Iginla will officially announce his NHL retirement Monday in Calgary.

The Flames announced the decision in a statement Wednesday.

The face of the Calgary Flames for more than a decade and a half, the 41-year-old winger didn’t play in the NHL this past season. He suited up for the Los Angeles Kings for his final 19 games in 2017.

Iginla played 20 NHL seasons, finishing with 625 goals, 675 assists, 1,300 points and 1,040 penalty minutes in 1,554 games. He had 525 goals and 570 assists with Calgary from 1996 to 2013. The six-time All-Star is the franchise leader in goals, points and games. Iginla led the Flames to the Stanley Cup final in 2004, when Calgary lost in seven games to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Iginla set up Sidney Crosby’s Olympic overtime winner in the gold-medal game against the U.S. in Vancouver in 2010. Iginla also won Olympic gold in 2002 and captured titles with Canada at the world championship (1997), World Cup (2004) and world juniors (1996).


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