Dominik Hasek, Mike Modano, Peter Forsberg and Rob Blake are headed into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Olympic gold medalists Steve Yzerman and Nicklas Lidstrom, both Stanley Cup-winning captains for the Detroit Red Wings, will enter the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame.
Considering Alexander Steen's great play this season, he is certainly guaranteed a spot on the Swedish team in Sochi.
Neil Greenberg compares the historical bar for entry into the Hockey Hall of Fame with the production of current NHL players to see which are worthy of lock status going forward.
Mike Modano made his mark long before he and the Minnesota North Stars relocated to Dallas and brought hockey to the Sun Belt.
Can you imagine if USA Soccer cut Mia Hamm from an Olympic squad? John Buccigross says that unthinkable kind of action happened with USA Hockey's omission of Cammi Granato.