CALGARY, Alberta -- Outside of the final question from a farewell half-hour Q&A session, more of a thank you, actually, from the longtime radio voice of the Calgary Flames, Peter Maher, Jarome Iginla's own voice stayed straight and strong. Only then did it crack and only slightly.
This, thankfully, was not primarily a goodbye day of regret and remorse. This was a goodbye day of possibilities. Of renewed ambition.
Of Sid the Kid and Malkin the Magician and Technicolor Stanley Cup dreams.
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George Johnson is a columnist for the Calgary Herald. Follow him on Twitter: @GeorgejohnsonCH.