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Jarome Iginla's retirement was the hottest topic on social media on Monday


With Jarome Iginla officially retiring on Monday, social media was a-buzz with well-wishes for the iconic forward:

Tweet from @MarkGio05: Iggy was such a great teammate and friend. He taught me everything I know about leadership on the ice but more importantly off the ice. A great father and husband and always treated everyone with the utmost respect. Congrats Iggy. What an incredible career. #ThankYouIggy

Tweet from @TKACHUKycheese_: Congrats on an unbelievable career to one of my favorite players to watch growing up! Thank you for paving the way and setting the standard in Calgary! #ThankYouIggy

Tweet from @MattStajan18: On and off the ice, Iggy was a true leader that has so much love and respect for the game. I���m so lucky to have had the chance to play with him, and get to know him. Congrats to Iggy and his family on the journey through his incredible hall of fame career! #ThankYouIggy

Tweet from @Joe_Colborne: They say don���t meet your heroes, because you will inevitably be let down. Lucky for me, Jarome was mine. Iggy, it was an honor watching you as I grew up, and even more so as your teammate and friend. Enjoy retirement. You deserve it. #ThankYouIggy

Tweet from @NHL: After 20 seasons and 1,300 points in the NHL, Jarome Iginla has officially retired. #ThankYouIggy

Tweet from @CalgaryPolice: Chief Chaffin always watches the @NHLFlames, keeping an eye out for the 'Hardest Working Flame'. Today we recognize Jarome Iginla as he announces his retirement from an incredible career in the @NHL. A true community hero! #ThankYouIggy #yyc

Tweet from @UCDinos: #ThankYouIggy📸 Gavin Young / Calgary Herald

Tweet from @NHLPA: Congrats, Iggy! It���s official ��� Jarome Iginla has officially hung up his skates after 20 NHL seasons. looks back on the @NHLFlames legacy left behind by the power forward: #ThankYouIggy

Tweet from @sprusina: As a journalism student, I was on a job shadow in the Flames dressing room. Jarome Iginla noticed I was new to the scrum and made a point of introducing himself, wishing me well in my career. Years later, he still remembered me. Best wishes in your retirement! #ThankYouIggy

Tweet from @CstShaw: The @NHLFlames are hosting a retirement announcement today for a person I often mention as the answer to "name a famous person you'd like to share a meal with." My favourite Iggy memory: Every time he lost his helmet, he seemed to score! What a great career! #ThankYouIggy #yyc

Tweet from @ToriePeterson: 1219 games.525 goals.570 assists.1095 points.#ThankYouIggy

Tweet from @cdnhappygilmore: Legit tears today.The ultimate hockey player - fight, hit, score goals, dish the puck, carry the team and inspire the city. As a kid growing up watching Iggy, he was the best role model of the athlete I wanted to be.#ThankYouIggy

Tweet from @SportChek: 1554 games played. 625 goals. 1300 points. #ThankYouIggy #GOAT #CofRed

Tweet from @TSNJFranklin: Jarome Iginla is a class act: He always had time. Always treated others with respect. Stuck up for his teammates and stood for what he believed in. I'm glad he's coming back to retire in Calgary. It's only right. #ThankYouIggy


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