Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 8, 1948. Traded to Chicago by Boston for cash, August 14, 1952. Traded to Boston by Chicago for cash, October 31, 1952. Traded to Providence (AHL) by Boston for cash, November 8, 1952. Played for the Warroad Lakers (U.S.-Sr.) from 1958-59 to 1961-62 (no statistics are available).
It was definitely emotional. I really appreciated the fans. It was a cool feeling and it felt special and the ovation there at the start and then you kind of feel funny out there standing by yourself. Thinking back, I was saying just a bit ago, you think back just trying to make the NHL and then you kind of reflect on all the years being able to play for a great organization here in Calgary and all the fun I've had so far in my career. I feel very fortunate and blessed.
— Boston forward Jarome Iginla on his return to Calgary, where he played for 16 seasons