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Bruins sign Jarome Iginla

Posted By DJ Bean On July 5, 2013 @ 7:50 pm In General | 105 Comments

The Bruins have signed free agent right wing Jarome Iginla to a one-year, $6 million deal that is heavily incentive-based.

The deal carries a $1.8 million base salary, with $4.2 million in potential bonuses. ESPN reports that $3.7 million is in a games played bonus, with the other $500,000 depending on goal-scoring and team playoff performance.

The 36-year-old spurned the Bruins at the trade deadline when he used his no-trade clause to reject a deal that would have sent him to Boston, asking instead to be traded to the Penguins. Iginla went without a point in four games against the B’s in Boston’s sweep of the Eastern Conference finals.

The Bruins will become Iginla’s third team, as the Stars’ draft pick had spent his entire NHL career with the Flames prior to last season’s trade to the Penguins.

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