Hockey Hall Of Fame Reaches an All Time Low

June 22nd, 2010 by Kyle Holland Leave a reply »
The Hockey Hall of Fame has performed what many people in today's culture describe as an EPIC FAIL!

Most likely everyone thought that Joe Nieuwendyk, who reached his first year of eligibility to be inducted would have his name selected this afternoon.

However somehow the three time Stanley Cup champion, Conn Smyth winner in 1999, a guy who has scored 564 goals and 1126 points, along with a gold medal in 2002, was passed over. Somehow Joe couldn't get 14 out of 18 votes. But Dino Ciccarrelli did, a man who has never won the cup, never performed well in the playoffs, never was considered one of the best at his position in any period during his generation. Along with the allegations of indecent exposure and other off ice incidents, Dino found his way in, while Nieuwendyk has to wait another year.

Another man left off this list, who should've been inducted a long time ago is Doug Gilmour. I have to wonder if "Killer" has done anything to at least five of the 18 voters to again be passed over. Doug Gilmore is ranked 7th all time in the playoffs and lead Calgary to it's lone Stanley Cup, revitalized hockey in Toronto, which is like winning a Cup all i ...

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