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Hull, MacInnis head into St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame

Tuesday, 11.16.2010 / 1:36 PM / News

By Adam Kimelman - NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

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Hull, MacInnis head into St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame
St. Louis legends and Hockey Hall of Fame members Brett Hull and Al MacInnis will be part of the second class inducted into the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
St. Louis Blues legends and Hockey Hall of Fame members Brett Hull and Al MacInnis will be part of the second class inducted into the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame, at a ceremony Tuesday at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis.

Hull became a superstar during his 11 seasons with the Blues, scoring 527 goals in 745 games. Included in that barrage were consecutive seasons of 72, 86 and 70 goals from 1989-92, and he scored at least 50 goals five straight seasons, 1989-94.

He's the Blues' all-time leader in goals, and his 936 points is second. He's also the club's all-time playoff leader in games (102), goals (67) and points (117).

Hull finished his 19-season NHL career with 741 goals, third all-time behind Wayne Gretzky and Gordie Howe. His 265 power-play goals and 110 game-winning goals both rank second all-time. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2009.

MacInnis played his final 10 NHL seasons with the Blues, and finished with 127 goals and 452 points in 613 games. He ranks among the franchise's all-time leaders in games (seventh), assists (325, fourth) and points (sixth). His No. 2 sweater was retired by the Blues on April 9, 2006, and he entered the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2007.

In 23 NHL seasons with the Flames and Blues, MacInnis finished with 1,274 points in 1,416 games. He ranks third all-time among NHL defensemen in points and 10th in games.

Other members of the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2011 include former NFL MVP Marshall Faulk, St. Louis Rams Super Bowl coach Dick Vermeil, Baseball Hall of Famers Dizzy Dean and Joe Garagiola, and NBA Hall of Famer Cliff Hagan.

Contact Adam Kimelman at akimelman@nhl.com
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