Hall of Fame announcement
The Hockey Hall of Fame will hold a media conference call announcing the 2008 Inductees today at 3:30 p.m., ET. Bill Hay, Chairman of the Board, and Jim Gregory, Chairman of the Selection Committee, will host the conference call. In addition, the 2008 Inductees will be invited to participate on the call. For more information on Induction bylaws, eligible players, and history go to www.hhof.com.A list of eligible players can be found online at the Hall of Fame's website. We'll know in a little under two hours who the three or four inductees are.
I'm a little under the weather today, but I'll get the names up here as soon as possible. Yesterday's poll has Igor Larionov (selected by 49% of voters), Pavel Bure (44%), Glenn Anderson (34%), Doug Gilmour (31%) and Adam Oates (30%) as the top vote getters.
UPDATE Larionov and Anderson are the 2008 player inductees. Ed Chynoweth is inducted as a builder, and Ray Scapinello is inducted as an official.
Their accomplishments and bios are available here.