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The Canadian has already met Teague Iginla four times, according to Stefan Gonzalez

The Canadian has already met Teague Iginla four times, according to Stefan Gonzalez

At Christmas, I wrote a script about old-fashioned 2024 for the next draft.

I talked about eight hopes that catch my attention in light Draft…and Teague Iginla's name was one of them.

However, I was happy to hear from Stefan Gonzalez that Iginla would interest the Canadian. At least that's what the host revealed Show it today on the airwaves of BPM Sports.

Gonzo He went further by saying that there had already been several meetings between the player and the Montreal organization:

I can confirm…

I have information that Kent Hughes and Jeff Gorton have already met with Teague Iginla four times this year. They have great respect for him. -Stefan Gonzalez

The Canadian will be drafted sixth overall if he is Draft It took place this evening and the lottery had no effect on his final selection rank.

In this spot-There is no doubt that the idea of ​​getting your hands on a complete player like Iginla is interesting.

Because Teague Iginla does it all on the ice: he scores goals, he has great vision, he's strong on his skates at six feet tall and 185 pounds, he plays like his father and he's able to step up in big moments.

This season, in Kelowna in the WHL Championship (Rockets), Jarome's native has combined for 47 goals and 37 assists for 84 points in just 64 games (at age 17). He has also scored five goals in three playoff matches so far.

I don't know what you plan to do in the next 15 minutes… but the following video gives you a good idea of ​​the young man's talent:

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There's a big, big BUT to all of this.

The Flames have been bad lately while the Canadian has been winning his games.

If the Flames “beat” CH to the selection board, the chances of seeing Iginla ending up in Montreal would likely be lower because in Calgary, we would want to draft the son of the man who was the face of the franchise for many years.

At the time of writing these lines, the Canadian has 70 points on the clock… while the Flames have 73:

(Credit: Tankathon)

So the end of the season for both clubs will be something to watch.

In conclusion… Hearing Stéphane Gonzalez's comments also allows us to believe that CH's interest is truly focused on a forward in the next draft.

This somewhat confirms what Arpon Basu basically said recently.

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A little cocky…and that's okay.

-It's special.

– This gets interesting.

– Sad news.