Jarome Iginla is a three-time Olympian and two-time Olympic gold medallist. He finished the Vancouver 2010 tournament with five goals and two assists, but none more important than the feed to Sidney Crosby that led to the “Golden Goal” overtime winner against the United States. Iginla had previously won gold at Salt Lake City 2002.
World Championship Results
1997 (Helsinki, FIN): Gold
2009-10: Participated in Canada’s National Men’s Team orientation camp … Entered 13th NHL season with Calgary (6th as captain). 2008-09: Led Flames in scoring for 8th consecutive season (since 2000-01), recording 89 points … Notched 35 goals for 7th consecutive season with 35 or more. 2007-08: Led Flames with 98 points and recorded second career 50-goal season to finish 3rd overall in NHL goal-scoring … Was runner-up for Hart Memorial Trophy. 2006-07: Led Flames with 94 points to finish 11th in NHL scoring. 2005-06: Scored two goals and added an assist in six games at 2006 Olympic Games … Led Flames with 67 points. 2004-05: Did not play due to NHL lockout. 2003-04: Named Flames’ team captain (10/8/03) and led Calgary to Stanley Cup Final … Tied for league lead with 41 goals and posted 22 points in 26 post-season games … Named alternate captain as Canada captured gold at 2004 World Cup of Hockey. 2002-03: Led Flames with 67 points. 2001-02: Won Olympic gold, scoring two goals vs. USA in gold medal match (5-2 win) … Scored career-high 52 NHL goals. 2000-01: Was named Flames’ alternate captain. 1996-97: Recorded 50 points in rookie NHL season … Collected five points en route to gold at 1997 WC in Helsinki, FIN. 1995-96: Won gold and was named tournament’s Outstanding Forward after recording 12 points at 1996 Junior WC … Traded to Calgary by Dallas (12/19/95). 1993-95: Won gold with Canada’s under-18 team at La Copa Mexico, collecting nine points in five games.
Has two daughters, Jade and Tij, and one son, Joe, with wife Kara … Born on Canada Day, 1977 … His father, Elvis, emigrated to Canada from Nigeria in 1974 … Was Dallas’ 1st choice, 11th overall, in 1995 Entry Draft