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What were the Hockey Hall of Fame Voters Thinking?

From the Toronto Globe and Mail’s David Shoalts:

Who else but the Hockey Hall of Fame could take what should have been a historic, feel-good day and turn it into a farce?

The 18-member selection committee was right with the first two women elected to the Hall of Fame – Angela James and Cammi Granato. That was the easy part. James and Granato were the best female players for many years for, respectively, Canada and the United States.

But once again presented with choices that had some degree of difficulty, the selection committee made a hash of things. The only fix to this mess is an overhaul of the selection procedure, the cause of rage and ridicule for decades.

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Process is a joke, instead of voting more in lets start voting people out.

Posted by Killerdg93 on 06/23/10 at 11:46 AM ET

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So what did they do? Picked Dino Ciccarelli all by himself and left three spots open, snubbing the likes of Joe Nieuwendyk, Doug Gilmour, Pavel Bure, Adam Oates, Dave Andreychuk, Mark Howe and Eric Lindros

I guess he thinks this comment proves his point. Looks like Dino was the only qualified candidate.

Posted by timbits on 06/24/10 at 12:37 AM ET

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