Monday, November 11, 2013

Five for the Hall

The NHL celebrates the contributions of the past tonight, with five more names destined for the Hockey Hall of Fame.

A full preview of the night ahead and access to a wealth of archive material on the Hall of Fame, can be found from the Hockey Hall of Fame website.

This evenings ceremony will recognize the contributions and achievements in the game of Chris Chelios, Geraldine Heaney, Scott Niedermayer, Brendan Shanahan and Fred Shero.

The Official Site of the Hockey Hall of Fame provides some helpful biographies to remind us of the impact that each of tonight's inductees had on the game.

You can review those snapshots of tonight's inductees below:

Chris Chelios
Geraldine Heaney
Scott Neidermayer
Brendan Shanahan
Fred Shero has been providing coverage of the events of the last few days surrounding tonight's enshrinement ceremonies, you can review those contributions to the event here.

The website Greatest Hockey offers up some valuable resource material as well regarding the five destined for the Hall tonight.

Also to be honoured tonight will be two members of the media, with Harry Neale and Jay Greenberg destined for the Media Wing of the Hall of Fame.

Some other observations on tonight's festivities can be found below:

Hockey Night in Canada-- Monday Musings: Hockey Hall of Fame edition
Hockey Night in Canada-- Hall of Fame inductees talk hockey memories
NHL on NBC--  Shanahan find home in Hall of Fame
Sportsnet-- Chelios lived Parker's dream en route to HHOF
TSN-- Hockey Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2013 
ESPNW-- Geraldine Heaney Still Firing Away
National Post-- How a friendly tip save Hall of Fame inductee Chris Chelios's hockey career
National Post-- Here is the Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2013
Toronto Sun-- Devils produced a pair of 2013 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees
Toronto Sun-- Brendan Shanahan's road to the Hockey Hall of Fame started in Mimico
Toronto Sun-- Hockey Hall of Fame set to induct tough defenceman Chris Chelios
Toronto Sun-- Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Brendan Shanahan was one of game's top power forwards
Toronto Sun-- Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Fred Shero won two Cups with Flyers
Toronto Sun-- Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Scott Niedermayer did it all for Devils
Toronto Star-- Nothing quite as cool as getting hall call
Toronto Star-- Scott Nidermayer winner at all levels
Toronto Star-- Geraldine Heaney was Bobby Orr of women's game
Toronto Star-- Fred Shero was ahead of his time
Toronto Star-- Chris Chelios defined by determination
Toronto Star-- Brendan Shanahan played the game with an edge
Globe and Mail-- Women's Hockey has come a long way since Heaney's day
Globe and Mail-- Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2013
Globe and Mail-- Hockey Hall of Fame's 2013 inductees all won on hockey's biggest stages

Tonight's celebrations will be broadcast on TSN 2, broadcast time is at 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT

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