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.
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.
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.