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Dino Ciccarelli Elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

Finally, the Hockey Hall of Fame is opening its doors for Dino Ciccarelli:

Dino Ciccarelli, Cammi Granato and Angela James are the Class of 2010 for the Hockey Hall of Fame in the player category. In the Builder Category, Jimmy Devellano and the late Daryl "Doc" Seaman was elected. The vote took place Tuesday at the annual meeting of the Selection Committee in Toronto.


A native of Sarnia, Ontario, Dino Ciccarelli played four seasons for the London Knights setting a team record for goals with 72 in 1977-78. An undrafted free agent, he made his debut with the Minnesota North Stars in 1980-81, played nine seasons with the Stars, leading the team in scoring five times. Overall, he played 19 NHL seasons with five teams recording 608 goals and 592 assists in 1,232 games played.

"This is a tremendous honor that I will cherish for the rest of my life," Ciccarelli said. "I really appreciate the support of my coaches, the fans and mostly importantly my family throughout my 19 year career."

In 223 regular season games as a Cap, Ciccarelli scored 112 goals and sits fourth in team history in goals-per-game.

More later, but for now, a hearty congrats to a fantastic former Cap.