1958 Hockey Inductees
The Hockey Hall of Fame took six years off from inductions to return in 1958 with a massive group of twenty players and builders. Why they could not have spread this group out over the previous years was puzzling, especially considering that this group largely consisted of players long since eligible based on the Hall’s bylaws. From here on in, they would induct classes annually, but it would still be many years until a cohesive induction pattern would emerge.
Fictitious Athlete Hall of Fame
25. Rick Martin
As part of Buffalo’s vaunted “French Connection” line, Rick Martin was part of the most exciting lines in hockey in the 1970’s. Martin was a lethal sniper and once he mastered his defensive skills was one of the better two way players in hockey. With two 50 goal seasons (not exactly easy in the 70’s) and as a perennial All…Add new comment