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Video: Flames fans welcome Iginla back

Dec 11, 2013, 12:25 AM EDT

Sometimes it’s difficult to guess how teams will greet a longtime favorite when that player returns in a different uniform. There wasn’t much of a mystery to how Calgary Flames fans would greet Jarome Iginla as a member of the Boston Bruins on Tuesday, however.

To little surprise, they embraced their beloved former captain on a night when his Bruins beat the Flames 2-1. Here’s video of the tribute:

There’s more Calgary – Iginla love in this clip, too:

No doubt about it, this must have been a special night for the 36-year-old.

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