Originally written June 26, 2012 on Nightmare on Helm Street:
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For some reason I couldn't find a similar picture of Sundin... Shanahan was up for the Hockey Hall of Fame this year and I haven't wrote about it, because, well, I figured I'd get to it when he was inducted.  Because of course he'd be inducted right?  Going against the likes of Bure and Sundin, talented guys but ones who never won anything, Shanny and Sakic were both guys who were going to make it, for sure.   Well, as the Chief put it: Oates: InSakic: In Sundin: InBure: In And Brendan Shanahan has been unbelievably, unfathomably left out.  Bure and Sundin, yes.  Shanny…no.  It’s so pathetic that it’s hard to even muster any anger over this one.  I'm sorta in the same boat as him in this one, it seems unbelievable to me that Sundin got in before Shanny, who's brought more to the game of hockey than the other Oakes, Sundin and Bure combined.   Hell, all Sundin did was introduce the flip-flop, will I or won't I play, to hockey.  Gee, thanks.   Bill conti...
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