Andrew Ference was not invited to the Central Scouting's pre-draft fitness testing in 1997. That is when he sent out this letter to every NHL general manager promising them that he would play in the NHL.
The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2015 includes former NHLers Chris Drury and Mathieu Schneider as well as legendary women's hockey player Angela Ruggiero and former USA Hockey president Ron DeGregorio.
Glen Sather will be honored by the Edmonton Oilers with a banner raising ceremony in December. The architect and coach of the Oilers dynasty of the 1980s will finally join many of his former players in the rafters.