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FIVE PLAYERS, ONE BUILDER ELECTED TO HOCKEY HALL OF FAME

Four NHL greats, one women's hockey player and a builder are being added to the Hockey Hall of Fame at the 2020 induction ceremony. Jarome Iginla, Marian Hossa, Kevin Lowe and Doug Wilson are the former NHLers. Also elected was Kim St-Pierre of the Canada women's national team and Ken Holland, who was elected in the Builders category.

Iginla scored 1,300 points (625 goals, 675 assists) in 1,554 games during 20 NHL seasons with the Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings. He is 14th in games played, tied for 16th in goals with Hall of Famer Joe Sakic and ninth in game-winning goals (101). He scored 68 points (37 goals, 31 assists) in 81 Stanley Cup Playoff games.

Iginla won the Art Ross Trophy as the leading scorer and Rocket Richard Trophy as the top goal-scorer in the League in 2001-02, when he scored 96 points (52 goals, 44 assists). He won the Richard Trophy again in 2003-04 with 41 goals, tied for the NHL lead with Rick Nash and Ilya Kovalchuk. He had 12 straight full NHL seasons with at least 30 goals from 2000-14. Internationally, Iginla won a gold medal with Canada at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics and 2010 Vancouver Olympics, the IIHF World Championship in 1997, the IIHF World Junior Championship in 1996 and the World Cup of Hockey in 2004.

Hossa scored 1,134 points (525 goals, 609 assists) in 1,309 games over 19 NHL seasons with the Ottawa Senators, Atlanta Thrashers, Penguins, Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks. The former forward scored at least 30 goals eight times and at least 40 goals three times. Hossa won the Stanley Cup three times with the Blackhawks (2010, 2013, 2015) and reached the Stanley Cup Final with the Penguins in 2008 and Red Wings in 2009. He scored 149 points (52 goals, 97 assists) in 205 playoff games and is the only player to appear in the Cup Final in three straight seasons with three different teams.

Lowe, a former defenseman, won the Stanley Cup six times as a player and played in seven NHL All-Star Games. He scored 431 points (84 goals, 347 assists) in 1,254 regular-season games and 58 points (10 goals, 48 assists) in 214 playoff games with the Edmonton Oilers and New York Rangers.

Wilson, the current San Jose Sharks general manager, won the Norris Trophy in 1981-82, when he scored 85 points (39 goals, 46 assists) in 76 games with the Chicago Blackhawks. He is the Blackhawks leader among defenseman in goals (225), assists (554), points (779), power-play goals (80), power-play points (355), shorthanded goals (nine) and game-winning goals (22). Wilson ranks 15th among NHL defenseman with 827 points (237 goals, 590 assists) in 1,024 games with the Blackhawks and Sharks.



St-Pierre won three women's Olympic gold medals for Canada and five World Women's Championships. She had a career 1.17 goals-against average and a .939 save percentage. She played boys hockey until she was 18 years old, then played on the women's team at McGill University before playing in the Canadian Women's Hockey League.

Holland, the current GM of the Oilers, spent 22 seasons as the general manager of the Red Wings from 1997-2019, winning the Stanley Cup four times (1997, 1998, 2002, 2008). During his tenure in Detroit his team won more combined regular-season and playoff games (1,044) than any other NHL team.

TIM TUCKER
JUNE 24, 2020  (17H07)
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