Commissioner Gary Bettman will miss Brendan Shanahan, the Hall of Fame player and former head of player safety who recently took on the post of president of hockey operations for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The game and its heroes transcend the tawdry things like lockouts and strikes and this weekend's Hall of Fame celebration won't be dampened by the NHL's work stoppage, writes Scott Burnside.
A lifetime dedicated to hockey paid off with a U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame induction for Ed Olczyk, writes Scott Burnside.
Ed Belfour's accomplishments are difficult to reconcile considering the peculiar person behind the mask. But in the end, there was no better big-game goalie.
Now that Mats Sundin has announced his retirement, the Hall of Fame debate begins. And the fact that he never made it to the Cup finals could get in his way.
The Coyotes seemed to have turned a corner, thanks in large part to their net tandem of Mikael Tellqvist and Curtis Joseph.
Scott Burnside's Seen and Heard describes the scene at the Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony Monday night.
Patrick Roy's presence at Saturday's Hall of Fame game seemed to refuel the rivalry between the Habs and the Leafs.
You know it's Hall of Fame night when the movie stars take a backseat to the hockey stars. Here's what was seen and heard during induction weekend.
Just as intriguing as who is in the Hockey Hall of Fame is what's in it and how it got there.
Sentiment didn't impact his deals, but Hall of Fame inductee Cliff Fletcher struck a chord with his peers.