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Zubov, Carbonneau elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

The 2019 Induction Celebration will be held on Monday, Nov. 18 at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto

by Press Release @DallasStars / Dallas Stars Communications

TORONTO, Ont. -- The Hockey Hall of Fame announced today that former Dallas Stars defenseman Sergei Zubov and forward Guy Carbonneau have been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. The 2019 Induction Celebration will be held on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto.

Zubov recorded 771 points (152-619=771) in 1,068 regular-season contests over 16 NHL seasons for the Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers. His 771 points are the second most-ever recorded by a Russian-born defenseman and the 20th-most by a blueliner in NHL history. Zubov spent 12 of his 16 NHL seasons as a member of the Stars, registering 549 points (111-438=549) in 839 regular-season contests. Among franchise leaders (1967-present), the blueliner ranks third in assists (438), fourth in plus/minus rating (+103) and games played (839) and seventh in points (549). Zubov is the franchise leader among defensemen in numerous statistical categories including points (549), goals (111), assists (438), games played (839), power play goals (60), plus/minus (+103) and shots on goal (1,694).

The native of Moscow, Russia qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 13 of 16 NHL campaigns and registered 117 points (24-93=117) in 164 career postseason contests. Zubov won the Stanley Cup in 1994 with the New York Rangers, finishing the 1994 postseason tied for seventh in the NHL and ranking second among League defensemen with 19 points (5-14=19) in 22 contests. With Dallas, he tallied 72 points (15-57=72) in 114 Stanley Cup Playoff games and helped the club win the Stanley Cup in 1999 and return to the Stanley Cup Final in 2000. Among franchise leaders in the postseason, he ranks first in plus/minus (+18), second in assists (57), third in games played (114), fifth in points (72) and is tied for seventh in power play goals (9).

Over his career, Zubov made three appearances in the NHL All-Star Game (1998, 1999, 2000) and was selected to the 2005-06 NHL Second All-Star Team. He played on the international stage on numerous occasions, including winning a gold medal as a member of the Unified Team at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.

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The 6-foot-1, 198-pound defenseman was originally selected by the New York Rangers in the fifth round (85th overall) of the 1990 NHL Draft. He was acquired by Dallas via trade from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for defenseman Kevin Hatcher on June 22, 1996.

Carbonneau recorded 663 points (260-403=663) in 1,318 regular-season contests over 19 NHL seasons for the Dallas Stars, Montreal Canadiens and St. Louis Blues. Over his career, he was a three-time winner of the Frank J. Selke Trophy (1988, 1989, 1992), awarded "to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game", and finished as finalist on three different occasions (1986, 1987, 1990). Carbonneau is tied for the third-most Selke trophies ever won by a single player, trailing only former Dallas Stars Head Coach and General Manager Bob Gainey and Boston's Patrice Bergeron.

The native of Sept-Iles, Quebec qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 17 of his 19 NHL campaigns and registered 93 points (38-55=93) in 231 postseason contests. Carbonneau captured two Stanley Cups as a member of the Canadiens in 1986 and 1993. With Dallas, he recorded 17 points (7-10=17) in 63 postseason games and helped the club win the Stanley Cup in 1999 and return to the Stanley Cup Final in 2000. Among Dallas Stars (1993-present) leaders in the postseason, he is tied for eighth in game-winning goals (2), ranks 10th in games played (63) and shares 11th in goals (7).

The 5-foot-11, 186-pound forward was originally selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the third round (44th overall) in the 1979 NHL Draft. He was acquired by Dallas via trade from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for forward Paul Broten on Oct. 2, 1995.

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