Hockey Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2012
Joe Sakic, Mats, Sundin, Adam Oates and Pavel Bure will be inducted tonight
Sabres play-by-play man Rick Jeannrette and columnist Roy MacGregor also go in
Monday night's formal ceremony concludes a weekend of activities in Toronto
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.
GALLERY: Hockey Hall's Class of 2012
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.
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