Videos, photos from 2012 U.S. HHOF induction ceremony

Mike Modano told Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News that he was concerned that the 2012 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony would turn into a “cry fest.”

Here’s a collection of interesting photos, videos and other assorted bits from the ceremony – minus the sobbing and blubbering.

USA Hockey’s Twitter page is brimming with photos, including this one of the 2012 inductees Lou Lamoriello, Ed Olczyk and Modano:


The Dallas Stars pointed out a hockey-friendly alteration to a sculpture at Dallas’ Plaza of the Americas:


Here is video of Modano addressing the media:

Olczyk did the same:

The Hall of Fame inductees weren’t the only ones on hand; they were joined by Lester Patrick Award winners Dick Patrick and Bob Chase-Wallenstein as well as Wayne Gretzky Award winner Murray Costello.

For more on Patrick, check out this post and watch his presser below:

If that’s not enough 2012 U.S. HHOF action for you, has a running blog and plenty of stories from the event.

(Main image via USA Hockey.)

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