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Doug Weight, Bill Guerin elected to US Hockey Hall of Fame

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Bill Guerin and Doug Weight were Olympic as well as NHL teammates with the Isles, Blues and Oilers.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Doug Weight, Bill Guerin, Peter Karmanos, Ron Mason and Cindy Curley are headed for the United States Hockey Hall of Fame.

USA Hockey made the announcement Thursday.

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Guerin was a two-time Stanley Cup champion and four-time NHL All-Star during. He and Weight helped the U.S. win silver at the 2002 Olympics. Weight won a Stanley Cup and was a four-time NHL All-Star.

Karmanos owns the Carolina Hurricanes and the Ontario Hockey League's Plymouth Whalers. Mason led Michigan State to the 1986 national championship and won 924 games with the Spartans, Lake Superior State and Bowling Green.

Curley had a record 23 points in the International Ice Hockey Federation's first world championship for women in 1990.

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