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Hockey Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2012

TORONTO (AP) -- The Hockey Hall of Fame is welcoming four new members.

Mats Sundin, Joe Sakic, Pavel Bure and Adam Oates are being inducted in the player category.

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The former star NHL forwards were presented with their Hall of Fame member rings at a news conference Monday morning.

A formal induction ceremony will be held in the evening.

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Buffalo Sabres play-by-play voice Rick Jeanneret and Globe and Mail columnist Roy MacGregor are also being honored.

Jeanneret will receive the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for outstanding contributions as a hockey broadcaster and MacGregor will receive the Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award for excellence in hockey journalism.

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