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On the Duck Pond:
Some years are tougher than others to nominate candidates for the NHL Hall of Fame. This year? Pretty easy.
Scott Niedermayer, Chris Chelios and Brendan Shanahan were all nominated, along with Fred Shero in the Builders category and Geraldine Heaney, just the third woman to be inducted.
This was the first year that Niedermayer was eligible since retiring from the Anaheim Ducks in 2010.
"Congratulations to Scott Niedermayer, undoubtedly one of the best players and winners of his generation," said Ducks owners Henry and Susan Samueli. "Scotty is a Hall of Fame player and person, one who exemplified class, character and determination to accompany his tremendous skill.”
Niedermayer spent five seasons as a Ducks, after his first 13 with the New Jersey Devils. He is the only player in hockey history to win every single major North American and world title that you can win: the Memorial Cup, World Junior championship, Stanley Cup (four times), World Cham...
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Scott Niedermayer's dazzling resume has another entry: Hall of Famer.
The smooth-skating defenseman was considered a first-ballot lock and it became official Tuesday in Toronto when the Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee announced its class of 2013.
Niedermayer, who played for the New Jersey Devils and led the Anaheim Ducks in their Stanley Cup run in 2007, was joined...
The Anaheim Ducks have signed right wing Zack Stortini and defenseman Nolan Yonkman to one-year contracts through the 2013-14 season.
Stortini has played in 257 career NHL games with Edmonton (2006-11) and Nashville (2011-12), with 14 goals, 27 assists and 725 penalty minutes. He played last season in the AHL with the Hamilton Bulldogs, where he had two goals and four assists in...
The Hockey Hall of Fame will have five new members headlined by Chris Chelios and Scott Niedermayer. Chelios played 23 full seasons in the NHL and retired at the age of 48 and finished with 948 career points, the 10th most for a defenseman, while being a member of three Stanley Cup championship teams. Niedermayer [...]
Defensemen Scott Niedermayer and Chris Chelios , along with forward Brendan Shanahan have been picked for the Hockey Hall of Fame.
They'll be joined in the class of 2013 by Geraldine Heaney, the third woman to be enshrined in the hall, and coach Fred Shero, who led the Philadelphia Flyers to the Stanley Cup in 1974 and '75. He was selected posthumously in the builder category...
The Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2013 has been announced and Scott Niedermayer, Chris Chelios, Brendan Shanahan, Fred Shero, and Geraldine Heaney will be joining hockey’s elite in the hall.
Niedermayer played from 1991 to 2010 for the New Jersey Devils and Anaheim Ducks, winning a Stanley Cup with both teams (three with NJ, one with ANA). Niedermayer also won Olympic Gold in 2002...
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Two former New Jersey Devils, Scott Niedermayer and Brendan Shanahan, have been named to the 2013 Hall of Fame Class.
Niedermayer, 39, was drafted by the Devils 3rd overall in 1991. He recorded 740 points in 1263 career regular season games and won four Stanley Cups, among countless other awards.
Shanahan, 44, was drafted 2nd...
The Hockey Hall of Fame added five new members to the elite club on Tuesday in Toronto.
Chris Chelios and Scott Niedermayer were elected into the Hall in their first year of eligibility. Joining them are Brendan Shanahan who made the cut in his second year, Canadian national team defenseman Geraldine Heaney–the third woman to be elected as a player–and Fred Shero, coach of the...
from James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail,
The Hall’s clandestine committee will reveal its choices Tuesday, and the induction ceremony will be conducted on Remembrance Day in Toronto.
Here’s a closer look at the top contenders to have their names called:
One of the most-decorated players in history is a lock to go in on his first ballot. The...
Eyeing up the list of the 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees, three names pop out right away, while the average hockey fan may not recognize the other two.
Chris Chelios, Scott Niedermayer, and Brendan Shanahan all are joining the prestigious club based in Toronto for their efforts as players while Fred Shero and Geraldine Heaney also were voted in.
Chelios and Shanahan
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(Toronto) Today the Hockey Hall of Fame announced the Class of 2013 which includes a member of the Broad Street Bullies in head coach Fred Shero. Voting for the Hall of Fame was conducted by the Hall’s 18-member selection committee. The other ones going into the hall of fame with Shero is Scott Niedermayer, Chris Chelios, [...]