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Jarome Iginla And Shane Doan Want To Continue Playing

from NHL.com,

Free agent forwards Jarome Iginla and Shane Doan want to play in the NHL this season but are having difficulty finding someone to sign with.

The veterans each told Kamloops This Week that they have been in contact with multiple teams.

"At 40, you want to be on a contending team," Iginla said last week. "With the parity in the NHL, there are probably 15 teams that have a chance. … You factor all that in, along with family. At this point, we're still uncertain."

Iginla had 27 points (14 goals, 13 assists) and was minus-30 in 80 games for the Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings last season.

"I know last year I had a tough year, probably the toughest of my career," he said. "I look at it as fuel. I think I can bounce back and score goals and help a team in different areas."

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WingedRider's avatar

I like Iggy, Doan not at all.  Maybe 40 is a good time to retire guys??

Posted by WingedRider from Saskatoon, SK on 07/17/17 at 06:23 PM ET

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Iggys been one of my favorite players the past 15+ years.  Dedinition of hockey playet and captain for sure.

Hope he gets a chance with someone.

Posted by ThatGuy on 07/17/17 at 06:58 PM ET

Iggy_Rules's avatar

Iggy has really slowed down the past couple of seasons. I’d love to see him play one more year in Calgary but there’s not really a spot on the roster for him. Unless he can somehow improve his speed, he’s not going to be of much use to any team.

Doan is already past his best before date.

Posted by Iggy_Rules from Calgary, Canada on 07/18/17 at 08:00 AM ET

Wings_in_NYC's avatar

Come on, Kenny! Get creative. Let some of those young guys languish in GR so these two players can live out their playing days in the D.

Posted by Wings_in_NYC on 07/18/17 at 11:15 AM ET

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