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Chelios, Niedermayer, Shanahan top Hockey Hall of Fame inductees

07/09/2013 03:13 EDT | Updated 09/08/2013 05:12 EDT
The Hockey Hall of Fame announced the inductees for the class of 2013 on Tuesday, with four players and a former head coach set to be enshrined in the fall.

Defencemen Scott Niedermayer and Chris Chelios got the nod in their first time on the ballot, while Brendan Shanahan, women's player Geraldine Heaney, and Stanley Cup-winning head coach Fred Shero, who passed away in 1990, will also be honoured with spots in the Hall of Fame in Toronto.

There were several first-year eligible players that will need to wait at least another year for the call to the Hall, including Rob Blake, Paul Kariya, Rod Brind’Amour and Keith Tkachuk.

Also still waiting are holdovers Eric Lindros, Theo Fleury, Jeremy Roenick, and coach Pat Burns.

More to come

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