Former Tampa Bay Lightning captain Dave Andreychuk must wait (again) for the Hall of Fame
Former Tampa Bay Lightning captain Dave Andreychuk, for the second straight year, was passed over for induction into the hockey Hall of Fame. Ed Belfour, Doug Gilmour, Joe Nieuwendyk and Mark Howe were announced as this year's honorees. Andreychuk, with 640 career goals, remains the only 600-goal scorer not in the Hall.
Who made it?
Belfour: Third all-time in goalie wins with 484. He is a two-time Vezina Trophy winner. Won the 1999 Stanley Cup with the Stars. Five of the six goalies directly behind him in wins are already in the Hall of Fame.
Gilmour: The Selke Award winner as best defensive forward has 1,414 points over 20 seasons. Averaged more points per game during the playoffs (1.15) than the regular season (.96).
Nieuwendyk: Had 564 goals. One of nine players to win Stanley Cups with three different teams (Flames, Stars, Devils).
Howe: A son of Gordie Howe and a six-time All-Star, he is a three-time runner-up for the Norris Trophy. Had 1,246 points over 22 seasons split between the World Hockey Association and the NHL.