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Report: Flames send captain Iginla to Bruins

Flames captain Jarome Iginla, the hottest commodity on the trade market, was sent to the Bruins on Wednesday night, a week from the trade deadline, for defenseman Matt Bartkowski, forward prospect Alex Khokhlachev and a first-round draft pick, Canada's TSN TV network reported.

Iginla, who has spent his entire 16-year career in Calgary, was a healthy scratch against the Avalanche, sparking speculation a trade was imminent. Bartkowski also was a healthy scratch against the Canadiens.

With the Flames most likely out of the playoffs again this year and Iginla a free agent this summer, Boston was among four teams for which the wing, 35, would have agreed to waive his no-trade clause for a chance at winning the Stanley Cup, reports said. The other teams were the Penguins, Blackhawks and Kings.

Iginla left the Saddledome in Calgary before the game and wasn't available for comment. After Tuesday night's loss to the Blackhawks, he wouldn't comment specifically on the trade situation, saying it would play itself out over the next few days.

Game highlights: Andrei Markov tied the score with 8.2 seconds left in regulation, and Brendan Gallagher scored the only shootout goal to give the Canadiens a 6-5 victory over the Bruins and second place in the Eastern Conference on Wednesday night. The Canadiens took the lead in the Northeast Division by a point over the Bruins, who rallied from a 2-0 deficit to lead 4-2 in the second period. … Mikko Koivu scored at 2:43 of overtime to give the host Wild a 4-3 comeback victory over the Coyotes and extend Minnesota's winning streak to seven and Phoenix's skid to seven.

Around the league: Senators owner Eugene Melnyk said he is compiling evidence from forensic doctors that will prove Penguins wing Matt Cooke deliberately sliced All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson's Achilles tendon with a skate blade while the two were fighting for the puck against the boards in a game last month. Cooke was not penalized on the play and said it was an accident. The league said there was no need for supplemental discipline. Karlsson, winner of the Norris Trophy as the league's top defenseman last season, is out for the season. … Penguins All-Star defenseman Kris Letang is back on injured reserve, a day after coming off the list to play in a 1-0 win against the Canadiens, Pittsburgh's 13th straight victory. His first stint was for a lower-body injury. This one is for a different lower-body injury, the team said. The injury is a broken toe, media reports said. … Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros re-injured his left shoulder against the Rangers on Tuesday and is out indefinitely, general manager Paul Holmgren said.

Canadiens 1 1 3 0 6
at Bruins 0 4 1 0 5
Canadiens win shootout 1-0

First Period1, Montreal, Ryder 11 (Plekanec, Gionta), 4:15. PenaltiesMoen, Mon, major (fighting), 11:38; Campbell, Bos, major (fighting), 11:38; Eller, Mon (roughing), 11:54; Chara, Bos (high-sticking), 11:54; Hamilton, Bos (roughing), 11:54; Galchenyuk, Mon (hooking), 14:23; Marchand, Bos (high-sticking), 14:46.

Second Period2, Montreal, Subban 10 (Galchenyuk, Eller), 2:53. 3, Boston, Hamilton 4 (Seguin, Bergeron), 3:32. 4, Boston, Marchand 14 (Bergeron, Seguin), 7:23. 5, Boston, Bergeron 10 (Peverley, Krug), 17:01 (pp). 6, Boston, Horton 9 (Krejci), 17:36. PenaltiesEller, Mon (holding), 15:15; Ference, Bos (high-sticking), 18:16.

Third Period7, Montreal, Ryder 12 (Plekanec, Gionta), 3:58. 8, Boston, Seguin 11 (Marchand, Bergeron), 11:50. 9, Montreal, Gallagher 10 (Pacioretty, Desharnais), 12:18. 10, Montreal, Markov 6 (Plekanec, Subban), 19:51 (pp). PenaltiesRyder, Mon (hooking), :32; Hamilton, Bos (holding), 8:18; Chara, Bos (elbowing), 15:11; Johnson, Bos (delay of game), 18:33.

OTNone. PenaltiesEmelin, Mon (hooking), 3:40. ShootoutMontreal 1 (Galchenyuk NG, Desharnais NG, Eller NG, Ryder NG, Plekanec NG, Gallagher G), Boston 0 (Seguin NG, Bergeron NG, Krejci NG, Marchand NG, Horton NG, Peverley NG). Shots on GoalMontreal 6-5-15-2—28. Boston 9-17-11-4—41. Power-play opportunitiesMontreal 1 of 6; Boston 1 of 4. GoaliesMontreal, Price (26 shots-22 saves), Budaj 5-1-1 (0:00 third, 15-14). Boston, Rask 15-4-4 (28-23).

at Wild 1 1 1 1 4
Coyotes 0 2 1 0 3

First Period1, Minnesota, Mitchell 3 (Rupp, Stoner), 15:15. PenaltiesHanzal, Pho (tripping), :30; Moss, Pho, major (fighting), 3:25; Falk, Min, major (fighting), 3:25.

Second Period2, Minnesota, Cullen 6, 5:29. 3, Phoenix, Klinkhammer 4 (Gordon, Moss), 11:13. 4, Phoenix, Gordon 1 (Yandle, Moss), 14:28. PenaltiesChipchura, Pho, major (fighting), 5:32; Konopka, Min, major (fighting), 5:32; Falk, Min (elbowing), 6:16; Doan, Pho (goaltender interference), 7:36; Klesla, Pho (interference), 15:44.

Third Period5, Phoenix, Stone 3 (Doan, Klinkhammer), 1:52. 6, Minnesota, Suter 3 (Spurgeon, Koivu), 19:05. PenaltiesGilbert, Min (tripping), 9:54.

Overtime7, Minnesota, Koivu 9 (Parise, Spurgeon), 2:43. PenaltiesVermette, Pho (cross-checking), :35. Shots on GoalPhoenix 10-9-8-0—27. Minnesota 8-14-10-5—37. Power-play opportunitiesPhoenix 0 of 2; Minnesota 0 of 4. GoaliesPhoenix, LaBarbera 1-5-1 (37 shots-33 saves). Minnesota, Backstrom 18-7-2 (27-24).

Report: Flames send captain Iginla to Bruins 03/27/13 [Last modified: Thursday, March 28, 2013 12:30am]
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