The Hockey Hall of Fame has been inducting female hockey players since 2010, yet somehow only five players have been so honoured:
- 2010 - Angela James (Canada)
- 2010 - Cammi Granato (USA)
- 2013 - Geraldine Heaney (Canada)
- 2015 - Angela Ruggeiro (USA)
- 2017 - Danielle Goyette (Canada)
The same group of NHL-centric hockey experts decides the women's fate, even though they are not usually all that knowledgeable on the women's game. There should be a separate committee for the women, but that's for another article.
Let's look at some of the top female candidates for enshrinement in the Hockey Hall of Fame.