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Calgary Flames honour former captain Jarome Iginla prior to facing his Bruins

Boston Bruins' Jarome Iginla takes part in the pre-game skate before first period NHL hockey action against the Calgary Flames in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
December 10, 2013 - 6:54 PM

CALGARY - Jarome Iginla received an extended standing ovation before the opening faceoff of his first game back in Calgary since his trade.

The Calgary Flames honoured their former captain with a video montage, but Scotiabank Saddledome was on its feet before the tribute.

Iginla was a Flame for 16 seasons and team captain for nine before he agreed to be dealt to the Pittsburgh Penguins in March.

He signed with the Boston Bruins as a free agent in the off-season.

Iginla lifted his stick in acknowledgment several times and broke into a wide smile when he heard the familiar chants of "Iggy, Iggy."

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