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.
Being the captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs is no easy task, writes Pierre LeBrun. But that responsibility didn't seem to hold back Hall of Famer Mats Sundin.
Joe Sakic, Pavel Bure, Adam Oates and Mats Sundin will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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.
Bucci can't let the Hall argument go. So, he's giving you his Hall-worthy players for each NHL team.
Marcel Hossa scored the decisive goal in the shootout and Steve Valiquette made 32 saves as the New York Rangers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 Saturday night in the annual Hall of Fame game.
The Blackhawks scored five goals in the third period to rally past the Maple Leafs 6-4 on Saturday night.
Patrick Roy's presence at Saturday's Hall of Fame game seemed to refuel the rivalry between the Habs and the Leafs.
Roger Neilson, Clark Gillies, Bernie Federko and Rod Langway, this year's Hockey Hall of Fame inductees, were honored before the Montreal Canadiens played the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night.