1966 Hockey Inductees
We are going to maintain the theory that Hockey Hall of Fame was looking to induct as many “old school” stars before the NHL expansion which would happen the following year. However, unlike last year’s IPW (just when we said we were not going to use that acronym on a regular basis), this class features some outstanding entries that would almost be an embarrassment of riches with Toe Blake, Ted Kennedy and Ted Lindsay all entering (and other former Hart Trophy winners), and yes scores a much higher IPW. Hmmmm…..now do we start assigning an official numeric statistic to the IPW? Wheels are turning….
Initially a Right Winger, Percy LeSueur achieved his greatest success in organized hockey as a Goaltender. LaSueur was not just a student of the net, but a teacher as well. He wrote a manual on the position while in his prime and led Ottawa to two Stanley Cups. While playing, he created the gauntlet style glove and the style of net…Add new comment