Photos: Dominik Hasek, Peter Forsberg, Mike Modano and Rob Blake headline the Hockey Hall of Fame's Class of 2014.
November 17, 2014
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During his 16 seasons in the NHL, The Dominator won six Vezina Trophies winner as top goalie, and the Hart in 1997 and 1998—the first netminder since Jacques Plante in 1962 to be named the league's MVP. In all he compiled a career record of 389-223-95 with a 2.20 GAA and a .902 save pct. that ranked No. 1 all-time when he retired in 2008.
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After coming frustratingly close with Buffalo in 1999, Hasek finally won Stanley Cups in Detroit in 2002 and 2008. He also also led the Czech Republic to the Olympic gold medal in 1998 at the Winter Games in Nagano, Japan.
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A first round draft pick by the Flyers in 1991, the rugged but highly skilled Forsberg played 14 seasons in the NHL, winning Rookie of the Year honors in 1995 and the Hart Trophy as MVP in 2003 after leading the league in scoring.
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Forsberg and Joe Sakic were mainstays of Colorado's two Stanley Cup teams (1996, 2001). On the international stage, the man known as "Foppa" won gold at the 1992 and 1998 World Championships and became a national hero in his native Sweden after scoring the now legendary golden goal at the 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
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The first player chosen in the 1988 draft, Modano went on to become the face of the Minnesota North Stars/Dallas Stars franchise, with whom he played in 21 of his 22 NHL seasons. Arguably the finest U.S.-born player of all time, he now holds the NHL career marks for goals (561) and points (1,374) by an American.
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An Olympic silver medalist and seven-time NHL All-Star, Modano led the Dallas Stars to the franchise's lone Stanley Cup, in 1999. He retired in 2011 after posting nine seasons of 30 or more goals, including a 50-tally campaign in 1993-94.
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A superb offensive defenseman, Blake topped 40-point make 12 times during his 20 seasons in the NHL. He also won the Norris Trophy as the league's best blue liner in 1998 as a member of the Kings, the team that drafted him in the fourth round (70th) of the 1988 draft.
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Blake belongs to international hockey's elite Triple Gold Club (it has only 11 members), winning a Stanley Cup (2001), Olympic gold medal (2002) and the World Championship (1994, 1997).
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During his 14 years behind NHL benches (1988-2004), Burns became the first, and so far only, coach to win the Jack Adams Award with three different teams (Montreal, 1989; Toronto, 1993; and Boston, 1998). He also won the Stanley Cup with the Devils in 2003, and retired with a career .573 winning percentage. He passed away on Nov. 19, 2010 after a battle with cancer.
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McCreary officiated 1,700 regular season and 297 playoff games from Nov. 1984 to April 2011. His impeccable reputation earned him the right to work 15 Stanley Cup finals as well as the 1998, 2002 and 2010 Winter Olympics, including the gold medal games at all three.
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