Here's a look at the Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2015:
Born: April 28, 1970 in Vasteras, Sweden
Stats: 264 goals, 878 assists, 1,142 points in 1,564 NHL games
Greatest career accomplishment: History will remember the seven Norris Trophies and four Stanley Cups, but Lidstrom's greatest joy may be helping Sweden win a gold medal at the 2006 Olympics.
Born: Oct. 10, 1974 in Dryden, Ont.
Stats: 157 goals, 541 assists, 698 points in 1,167 NHL games
Greatest career accomplishment: The 2000 Hart Trophy winner won just about everywhere he went, capturing gold with Canada several times and the Stanley Cup with the Anaheim Ducks in 2007.
Born: Dec. 13, 1969 in Pskov, USSR
Stats: 483 goals, 696 assists, 1,179 points in 1,248 NHL games
Greatest career accomplishment: Fedorov led a wave of Russian stars into the NHL, becoming the first player from his country to hit 1,000 points and inspiring a generation of stars including Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin.
Born: March 9, 1964 in St. Paul, Minn.
Stats: 338 goals, 894 assists, 1,232 points in 1,495 NHL games
Greatest career accomplishment: A long-awaited induction, Housley probably shouldn't be as he put up the second-most points of an American-born player in NHL history, behind only Mike Modano.
Born: Jan. 3, 1980 in Harper Woods, Mich.
Stats: 6 goals, 9 assists, 15 points in 21 Olympic Games
Greatest career accomplishment: Considered the best American-born defenceman in the women's game, she helped the United States win gold in the first-ever women's tournament at the Olympics in 1998 and also has two silver medals and one bronze.
PETER KARMANOS JR. (BUILDER CATEGORY)
Born: March 11, 1943 in Detroit
Stats: One Stanley Cup
Greatest career accomplishment: It's not the 2006 Stanley Cup with the Carolina Hurricanes but rather the build-up of junior hockey in Michigan, which wouldn't have happened without him.
BILL HAY (BUILDER CATEGORY)
Born: Dec. 8, 1935 in Saskatoon
Stats: 113 goals, 273 assists, 386 points in 506 NHL games
Greatest career accomplishment: The first NCAA graduate to play in the NHL, Hay helped the Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup in 1961 and oversaw Hockey Canada and the Calgary Flames later in his hockey life.