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Awaiting the Call from the Hall

From the Toronto Globe and Mail’s James Mirtle:

The Hockey Hall of Fame’s selection committee will reveal which of the game’s greats will be inducted this fall Tuesday afternoon. Here is a look at who might get in:

1. Joe Nieuwendyk

Universally well liked and well decorated, Nieuwendyk is as close to a sure thing as there is in this year’s class. Tied for 20th in career goal scoring (564) and eighth in game winners (93), he won three Stanley Cups with three NHL teams (Calgary Flames in 1989, Dallas Stars in 1999 and New Jersey Devils in 2003) along with the Calder Trophy as top rookie in 1988 and Conn Smythe as the playoff’s most valuable player in 1999. Nieuwendyk played in 1,257 regular-season and 158 playoff games despite regularly battling injuries that led to early retirement in 2006.

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