Jarome Iginla on first game: 'I felt like a kid again'

Former Calgary Flames captain Jarome Iginla talks to members of the media outside the Pittsburgh...

Former Calgary Flames captain Jarome Iginla talks to members of the media outside the Pittsburgh Penguins locker room before the Penguins NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 30, 2013. (REUTERS)

CHRIS STEVENSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 7:13 PM ET

As the Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room thinned out Saturday, Jarome Iginla stood in front of his stall and signed a fresh Penguins sweater with his name on the back for a visitor.

That must have been just about the first.

Across the way, winger Matt Cooke, whose gritty penalty killing and winning goal made him a central figure in the Penguins 2-0 win over the New York Islanders, was remembering some nasty playoff battles with Iginla when Cooke was with the Vancouver Canucks and Iginla with the Calgary Flames.

 


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