When Steve Yzerman started thanking people Tuesday after he was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame, one of those he mentioned was former General Manager Jimmy Devellano, who selected Yzerman fourth in the 1983 draft.Full Story
“A good confidante, a good friend throughout my career,” Yzerman said of Devellano, now the team’s senior vice president.
One of these years, perhaps it will be Devellano who will be thanking Yzerman and others after he is elected to the Hall of Fame.
Devellano is not yet a so-called “honoured member” of the Toronto-based hall, and that is not right.
June 25, 2009
Devellano Should Be In Hall
From The Detroit Free Press