The most famous hockey twins are in the 2022 class. Is leading. Hockey Hall of Fame.
Vancouver Canucks careers Daniel and Henrik Sedin hall in Toronto with former teammates goalkeeper Robert Luongo and Senator Ottawa's captain. It was announced on Monday afternoon after the selection committee met. Daniel Alfredson.
Hall's first female European player, 46-year-old oldest Olympic hockey medalist Rika Barillen is fifth and black player pioneer Herb Carnegie. Was the only player. Builder category.
Many veteran players, including Alex Mogilny, first-year qualified Rick Nash and Henrik Zetterberg, have joined the ever-growing waiting list.
TSN commentator Dave Pulan described it as "two brains to think of as one," and Sedin, who received at least 14 of the 18 votes, was very popular. Both Swedes have played over 1,300 NHL games with over 1,000 points and won the Olympic gold medal and world championships.
Fellow Swedish Alfredson was on the list five years before he was finally honored for his scoring record in Ottawa.
New Chairman of the Selection Committee, Mike Gartner, will play more than 1,000 games online with Luongo, helped by two Olympic gold medals, two world championships and the Canadian World Cup. Said that it was probably the easiest choice.
Carnegie, who died in 2012 at the age of 92, was a victim of racism in the game, and NHL-worthy players were not given a chance. He remained in place when he was offered a contract with the New York Rangers in the 1940s for less money than he had earned in Quebec's senior hockey.
Willy Olly eventually broke the NHL color barrier in the early 1960s, but it is now that Toronto-born Carnegie later played a role in driving all minority sports. Recognized by the hall.
"That's right, right timing," Gartner told TSN.
Salinen joined the Finnish national team in 1989, nine years before scoring in the first Olympic women's hockey game at the 1998 Nagano Olympics (she scored 12 points in six games). Leading the tournament). She won a bronze medal at the 1998 tournament, retired after the 2002 tournament and was inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame in 2010, but she returned nationwide in 2013 after she gave birth to three children. I did. She had two more Olympics.
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