Saku Koivu's NHL journey began in Finland and ended in Anaheim, but time spent in Montreal as team captain and while battling cancer will be remembered most, Scott Burnside writes.
When Larry Pleau received the news, the first place he turned to was his team. And it was this hockey family that helped the Blues GM and his wife get through their darkest hour.
After dealing with the tragic death of his sister and his mother's bout with cancer, Jonathon Blum and his family could finally celebrate as he was drafted into the NHL.
While Cam Neely doesn't necessarily have Hall numbers, he's being inducted because he set the standard for the most coveted of NHL assets, the power forward.