Established in 1943, and currently based in Toronto, the Hockey Hall of Fame is a quite simply a tribute to those who achieved excellence in hockey. Criticized by some for their failure to recognize international stars, the WHA, women and the high amount of players inducted from the Original Six era, the Hockey Hall of Fame is still one of the most impressive facilities despite its lack of size. The rich history of hockey is certainly well represented there. For our list, we have focused on players as opposed to the builders and journalists categories; although we have included some people whom we felt could not be ignored. Current enshrinement for players is based on receiving fourteen votes out of an eighteen member committee. In terms of NHL players, it is based on being out of the league for three years. We have selected one hundred figures of hockey (though honestly only a handful really has a reasonable shot) and again we encourage debate as to who you feel deserves enshrinement in Toronto.
Until Then, keep your stick on the ice.
The Not in Hall of Committee.
Babes in Toyland
Despite their innocent and sweet sounding name, Babes in Toyland were not a bubblegum band. Sure, the all girl group dressed up in baby doll dresses but the second they began their set, they delivered loud, aggressive in your face music that was as intense as anything else in the era. They were associated with the Riot Grrrl movement (though…Add new comment