The NHL’s first black captain carried the Flames throughout 2003-2004 season as he finished with 41 goals, 73 points, and won two NHL awards that year. Calgary would go on to finish the season with 94 points.
In addition to winning the Maurice Richard Trophy twice, Iginla won the Art Ross Trophy, the King Clancy Trophy, the Messier Leadership Award, the Lester B. Pearson Award, and the Ted Lindsay Award too. He was selected to be an NHL All-Star six times, and became the 19th player to ever score 600 goals on January 4, 2016.
Early in his career, Iginla was a two-time gold-medalist with Canada in the IIHF World Junior Championships and represented Canada multiple times following his first 50-goal season including the World Cup of Hockey and the Olympics.
Iginla represented Canada in the Winter Olympics three times and won the gold medal twice-the first in 2002 in Salt Lake City and the second coming in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
He also represented Canada in the 2006 Turin Olympics where Canada failed to medal.