Happy Canada Day, everybody! While this day has typically been known for Jarome Iginla’s birthday (he’s 43 today) and the beginning of free agency, 2020’s edition lands in the middle of a busy time for Return to Play preparations. So here’s a snapshot of what’s happening as of midday on Wednesday.
In the 102-year history of the National Hockey League, 348 individuals have played 1,000 or more regular season games. 44 of them, or 12.6%, have played some part of their career with the Atlanta or Calgary Flames. We call these players Long-Timers. Let’s take a look at John Tonelli.