Monday night, former Capitals Sergei Fedorov and Phil Housley were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Though the two legends only played a combined 211 games in Washington, they both played important roles on the team.
Through 2007-09, Fedorov mentored young Russians Alex Ovechkin and Alex Semin, while primarily centering the team’s second line. Feds also scored one of the biggest and most exciting goals in franchise history.
Meanwhile, Housley tallied 71 points in 141 games (1996-98). The Capitals made their only Stanley Cup Final appearance during Housley’s final season in Washington.
Fedorov and Housley join Adam Oates (2012), Dino Ciccarelli (2010), Scott Stevens (2007), Larry Murphy (2004), Rod Langway (2002), and Mike Gartner (2000) as the only other Capitals to be inducted to the Hall of Fame this century.
1179 points. 3 Stanley Cups. @SAPSports go behind the numbers of 2015 HHOF inductee, Sergei Fedorov. #HHOF2015 https://t.co/Ua5bcuLyZR
— NHL (@NHL) November 7, 2015
21 seasons. 1,232 points. @SAPSports takes a look at 2015 Hall of Fame inductee, Phil Housley. #HHOF2015 https://t.co/rDczKctNrA
— NHL (@NHL) November 9, 2015
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