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When the Colorado Avalanche signed Jarome Iginla to a three-year contract this summer, they were looking for a player to replace Paul Stastny’s production offensively. Statstny had just signed in St. Louis while Iginla was coming off yet another 30-goal season with the Boston Bruins.
Iginla was always Joe Sakic’s plan B if Stastny had chosen the unrestricted free agent route. But he was more than just an offensive weapon. The Avs viewed him as a potential leader in a locker room that desperately lacked a veteran voice.
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