He’s got that book coming out later this year, he is open about his fandom and he makes appearances at all the big games, waving contently as staff throw loaves of bread into the crowd.
And, like any hockey fan these days, he expounds on the league on Twitter. So was it any surprise that Harper took to social media to express his remorse after the Calgary Flames traded superstar, and super Canadian, Jarome Iginla?
Perhaps not. But the sombre and heartbroken tenor of his message made it seem like a national hero had passed away in his sleep.
Jarome Iginla is a class act, a proud Canadian, and an all-time Flames great. Thanks for everything, Jarome. ow.ly/jupsp
— Stephen Harper (@pmharper) March 28, 2013
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