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#1 Crymson

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:05 PM

#1: Chris Chelios

#2: Scott Niedermayer

#3: Brendan Shanahan


Edited by Crymson, 09 July 2013 - 02:06 PM.


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:08 PM

#1: Chris Chelios
#2: Scott Niedermayer
#3: Brendan Shanahan


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:14 PM

Good for Cheli and Shanny!  Though I don't like the idea that Pat Burns got passed on again.  Kinda sucks.  At least Lindros and Roenick didn't get it.  Thank you for small favors!



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:19 PM

Just wanted to see Shanny and Cheli in there. I am very pleased.


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:19 PM

#1: Chris Chelios

#2: Scott Niedermayer

#3: Brendan Shanahan

 

Funny group for me personally, Chelios I always hated until he became a Wing, Shanny was top 5 of my all time favs and now I can't handle him and Niedermayer was a guy I always tried to not like because he played for the Devils and then the Ducks but he is such a class act it's hard to not like him.  Congrats to all 3


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:20 PM

Shocking!  Unbelievable!  Amazing!

 

Cheli actually retired in his own lifetime!

 

All three are deserving (even though Needaweiner has an Ick factor).


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:24 PM

Niedermayer's playoff beard alone deserves it's place in the HHoF...

 

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Great to see Shanny and Cheli get in too.  Very deserving class this year.


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:29 PM

Of the past 18 players to be inducted into the HHoF, six won a Cup with the Wings.



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:41 PM

Ok let's play one of my favourite games: how many of the 2002 cup winning team make the HOF?

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:54 PM

Ok let's play one of my favourite games: how many of the 2002 cup winning team make the HOF?

 

More than half of the starting roster will be in. Larionov, Robitaille, Hull, Yzerman, Chelios, and Shanahan are already there. Hasek and Lidstrom are locks in their respective first years of eligibility. Fedorov and Datsyuk are almost sure to make it in also.



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:59 PM

I'm not a huge Niedermeyer fan but I acknowledge he was a really good player and won Cups. Cheli and Shanny were no brainers in my opinion. Lindros and Roenick would have gotten in if there weren;t so many other stronger candidates, and I don't think either deserves it, even though I like JR.


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:00 PM

Of the past 18 players to be inducted into the HHoF, six won a Cup with the Wings.


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Congrats Shanny and Cheli!

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:02 PM

I'm not a huge Niedermeyer fan but I acknowledge he was a really good player and won Cups. Cheli and Shanny were no brainers in my opinion. Lindros and Roenick would have gotten in if there weren;t so many other stronger candidates, and I don't think either deserves it, even though I like JR.

 

I'm not convinced that Lindros ever gets in & if he does, it's going to take quite a while.



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:15 PM

 
More than half of the starting roster will be in. Larionov, Robitaille, Hull, Yzerman, Chelios, and Shanahan are already there. Hasek and Lidstrom are locks in their respective first years of eligibility. Fedorov and Datsyuk are almost sure to make it in also.


I think that would be more than any other team, only the Montreal teams in the 70s compete and I think they 8 inductees.

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:36 PM

I feel for Burns but Fred Shero deserved to be in the hall for decades and it's a shame he never got to see his enshrinement after the success he had in the 70's. That was one of the longest overdue inductions in the NHL.


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:59 PM

Congratulations to everyone well deserved. Although I hated Niedermayer as a Duck - he was just too damn good - class act and easily #2 behind Lidström in this era. Can't wait for the perfect human to finally to get in.


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 04:15 PM

Shocking!  Unbelievable!  Amazing!

 

Cheli actually retired in his own lifetime!

 

All three are deserving (even though Needaweiner has an Ick factor).

 

You really meant Scott Needavacation?



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 04:37 PM

Well deserved by all three. I'm glad that arrogant ***** JR didn't make it.


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 04:44 PM

All outstanding choices.

 

Well done.



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 07:14 PM

#4: Geraldine Heaney

#5: Fred Shero

 

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