The Hockey Hall of Fame are inducting four new members in November.
Joe Nieuwendyk, Mark Howe, Doug Gilmour and Ed Belfour are the class of 2011.
Nieuwendyk, from Oshawa, Ontario, is currently the General Manager of the Dallas Stars. In his playing days, he scored 564 goals and 562 assists for 1126 points in 1257 games with the Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars, New Jersey Devils, Toronto Maple Leafs and Florida Panthers from 1986-2007. He also won the Calder Trophy in 1988, when he set a Flames’ record for most points in a season by a rookie with 92. A three-time Stanley Cup winner, Nieuwendyk won the Conn Smythe Trophy for playoff MVP in 1999 with Dallas. On the international stage, Nieuwendyk won a Gold medal for Team Canada at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.
Gilmour, joined Nieuwendyk on the Calgary Flames’ 1989 Stanley Cup winning team, scoring the game winning goal in game six over the Montreal Canadiens. The native of Kingston, Ontario, would also play with the St. Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, New Jersey Devils, Chicago Blackhawks, Buffalo Sabres and Montreal Canadiens from 1983-2003. Gilmour holds the Leafs’ records for most assists in a season (95) and points in a season (127), set in 1993. Gilmour finished his career with 450 goals and 964 assists for 1414 points.