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Report: Bouwmeester, Flames have discussed trade

Mar 28, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT

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Could Jay Bouwmeester be following Jarome Iginla out of Calgary?

According to Sportsnet’s Roger Millions, the 29-year-old defenseman has at least discussed the possibility with Flames management.

Millions reports that as many as six teams have shown interest in acquiring Bouwmeester, whose play has drawn positive reviews this season.

Bouwmeester is signed through next season with a cap hit of $6.68 million. His contract also includes a no-trade clause, meaning he’d have to approve any deal.

Teams that may be interested include Detroit, St. Louis, Ottawa and Philadelphia.

Bouwmeester — who has never appeared in a playoff game — would likely garner the Flames a bigger return than what Iginla got them from the Penguins.

It’s not clear, however, if the Flames really want to move the smooth-skating, big-minutes-logging defenseman.

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