New Flames GM Conroy hopes he can add Iginla to entrance workplace sooner or later

Craig Conroy isn’t reuniting with Jarome Iginla simply but, however the brand new Calgary Flames basic supervisor hopes they’ll be part of forces within the workforce’s entrance workplace sooner or later.

“We’ve at all times expressed an curiosity of working collectively,” Conroy stated after he formally was named to the position on Tuesday. “I do know proper now he’s teaching (in) Kelowna and he has his son Joe. However that is positively one thing I wish to discover transferring ahead, however haven’t performed it proper but.”

Iginla has stated publicly he needs to educate his son, for yet another yr. Joe was simply drafted by the Edmonton Oil Kings twelfth total within the Western Hockey League Prospects Draft earlier this month.

However Iginla has been publicly supportive of his pal Conroy for the GM place all through the workforce’s search.

“He’s an ideal competitor, performed a thousand video games, he’s a really sensible hockey individual,” Iginla stated on a Sportsnet960 radio interview final month. “I’m excited. I actually hope he will get it. I feel he’d do an ideal job. He loves Calgary.”

Conroy and Iginla had been teammates on the Flames from 2001-11, and helped Calgary attain the Stanley Cup Ultimate in 2004.

Conroy handed over the captain’s ‘C’ to Iginla in 2003.

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