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Jarome Iginla's time in Boston may be done after just one season. According to a tweet by Chris Johnston, Iginla will be testing the free agency market, which opens up tomorrow, July 1 at noon.
Jarome Iginla will test free agency for the second straight year, Sportsnet has learned.— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) June 30, 2014
As reported earlier, Iginla is looking for a two-year deal, but would accept another one-year, bonus-reliant contract to remain in Boston. The Bruins' current cap situation (just over $5.6 million in cap space once Savard is put on LTIR) will make it very difficult to sign Iginla in addition to their other free agents.
Iginla fit in perfectly with the Bruins, scoring 30 goals while building up strong chemistry with his line mates David Krejci and Milan Lucic. His time to win a Stanley Cup is running out, and signing with another team will likely hurt his chances rather than improve them, but it may become his only option.
Say a prayer to the Hockey Gods and hope something is worked out to bring Iggy back for at least another year.
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