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Bruins’ Jarome Iginla is one goal from tying Johnny Bucyk for 25th all time

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When Jarome Iginla was reminded of his next target on the all-time goals list — the Bruins’ own Johnny Bucyk — March 9 in Florida, it didn’t seem like he would be moving into 25th on the career list all that soon. Certainly not within the next 10 days.

But Iginla will have that opportunity against the Devils on Tuesday night, after scoring twice in Monday night’s 4-1 win over the Wild. He upped his season total to 25 goals, and his career total to 555, one short of tying Bucyk.

Iginla did reach a milestone Monday, playing the 1,300th game of his career, joining only four other active players: Jaromir Jagr, Teemu Selanne, Ray Whitney, and Shane Doan, who reached it last Thursday against the Bruins.

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