Hockey Canada has announced the latest inductees to the Order of Hockey in Canada.
Mario Lemieux headlines the list. It also includes former Hockey Canada President, Bob Nicholson, women’s hockey legend and Olympic gold medalist Geraldine Heaney and former CHL President David Branch also make the grade.
Hockey Canada created the honour back in 2012 and 18 people have now been named.
The list includes the likes of Jean Beliveau, Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe and Cassie Campbell-Pascal.
The honourees are selected by a 12 person panel. This year’s group will be celebrated in Halifax on June 20 and 21.