Does Kariya Gets Hall of Fame Call? [VIDEO]
Former UMaine Black Bear Paul Kariya is one of several hockey greats awaiting the Hockey Hall of Fame Selection Committee decision today on the '16 induction class.
Kariya, Eric Lindros, Curtis Joseph, Mark Recci, Dave Andreychuk are among the headline names who could get the call today.
Kariya led UMaine to the NCAA national championship in 1993 as a freshman, scoring 100 points and becoming the first freshman to win the Hobey Baker Award.
He won golf medals for Team Canada in international tournaments.
In 989 NHL games, Kariya had 989 points (402 goals, 587 assists). He was a 7-time allstar and two-time Lady Byng Award winner.
His career was cut short by concussion problems.
The announcement of the '16 class is expected around 3:30pm today.