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Five new members were inducted into the Hockey Hall Of Fame today, including Chris Chelios, Brendan Shanahan, Fred Shero, Geraldine Heaney, and most important to us Californians, Scott Niedermeyer.
Living in Southern California being a Vancouver Canucks fan, I didn’t have the biased that the Anaheim [Mighty] Ducks or Los Angeles Kings fans had towards each other, but growing up with people who were fans of either team, you either hated or loved Niedermeyer in the late parts of his career, but regardless, you respected who he is and his play.
No matter what your opinion was of Scott, he deserves to be recognized as a Hall of Famer. He was drafted third overall in the 1991 NHL Draft by the New Jersey Devils and would spend the next 13 seasons in Trenton. While with the Devils, he played in 892 regular season games, scored 112 goals, and had 364 assist, giving him 476 points over that span. Along with that he played in 146 post-season games, attaining 64 points, 17 coming from goals (4...
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Chris Chelios won the last of his three Norris Trophies as the NHLs best defenseman back in 1996. The award was presented to him in Toronto during the NHL Awards Show, and I was there to cover the event.
For years, I had hated Chelios. He was an incredible hockey player, but as captain of the Chicago Blackhawks, seemed like a real SOB.
My unabashed hatred for him caused a major...
Chris Chelios, back when he played for he Blackhawks. Photo: Sports Illustrated/CNN At the end of a long professional sports career, a common question asked of a retiring athlete is “Which team did you like playing for the most?”, or some such variation. Defenseman Chris Chelios, a Chicago, Ill. native who enjoyed a superbly successful NHL career that spanned 27 years, played...
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Today I wanted to take a look at the other âDivision Aâ teams that Vancouver will be competing against this season and try and figure out who has gotten better, who has gotten worse and who has held steady.
Anaheim Ducks- 66 points (prorated 113)
Notables out- Bobby Ryan...
The 2013 Hall of Fame class was announced yesterday. Inducted were three male players in Chris Chelios, Scott Niedermayer and Brendan Shanahan. Over the next few days I will make the Hall of Fame cases using the Keltner List, which is originally constructed for baseball but it is easily transferable to hockey. Today I want to start with Chris Chelios. Here is what i wrote...
On Tuesday afternoon, the 2013 Class of Hockey Hall of Fame inductees was announced. Former Chicago Blackhawks captain Chris Chelios, who was voted in on his first ballot, will be joined by Brendan Shanahan, Scott Niedermayer, Geraldine Heaney and Fred Shero. … Continue reading →The post Chris Chelios Leads Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2013 appeared first on Committed Indians.
I am delighted that former Red Wings defenseman Chris Chelios and Brendan Shanahan were named part o the Hockey Hall of Fame's 2013 induction class today (ditto for the Bettman dig), but I sure as hell picked an awful travel day, because two players with long and storied careers being feted for their accomplishments = enough stories and tributes to keep someone who's "...
from Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press,
Former Detroit Red Wings teammates Chris Chelios and Brendan Shanahan will enter the Hockey Hall of Fame shoulder-to-shoulder, as both were among the 2013 inductees announced today.
The only other player to be included was defenseman Scott Niedermayer. Eligible candidates were voted on by an 18-member selection committee....
On Friday, July 5th, the Ottawa Senators lost the heart and soul of their team.
One day after Bryan Murray expressed confidence in being able to retain Ottawa’s captain, Daniel Alfredsson spurned the Senators to ink a one-year, $5.5 million contract ($3.5 million guaranteed and $2.0 million in bonuses) with their new division rivals, the Detroit Red Wings.
It has been a...
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...
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...
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...
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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The ballots were cast and the tallies were counted and yesterday we found out who the 5 2013 NHL Hall of Fame Inductees are set to be. The class of 2013 features 3 NHL Players, 1 female hockey player and a late ex-coach. Who are they? Three former NHL stars — Chris Chelios, Scott Niedermayer, and Brendan Shanahan — and two others — retired female player Geraldine Heaney and...
Bowman, Yzerman, Fetisov, Larionov, Robitaille, Hull and now two more today. It shouldn't have come as a surprise. Maybe it's unpleasant for many of you, because of the hard fact their induction represents, but Brendan Shanahan and Chris Chelios aren't even the end of the line.
The 2002 Red Wings were the greatest hockey team of all time, and the legacy they left...