Pittsburgh connections to the Hockey Hall of Fame

Pittsburgh connections to the Hockey Hall of Fame2017-11-10T19:06:30+00:00
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The number of people in the Hockey Hall of Fame with a Pittsburgh connection
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Number of Penguins players or coaches inducted into HHOF
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Number of Penguins from their first Stanley Cup team in the Hall
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Pittsburgh inductees, out of 10 to have mandatory waiting period waived. “Red” Kelly and Mario Lemieux
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Number NHL players, including Mario Lemieux, to return to play AFTER being enshrined. (Gordie Howe and Guy Lafleur)

“Who could have predicted that he (Lemieux) would make it to the Hall of Fame before Gretzky did?”
– HERB BROOKS, Director of Player Development, and later coach of the Penguins, on Lemieux’s enshrinement in 1997. (Gretzky retired in 1999)

Here’s a list of the 45 men that spent at least a portion of their professional hockey career in Pittsburgh:

* Games in Pittsburgh is a combination of regular season, playoffs –  and in some cases, multiple teams.