The NHL Hall of Fame announced on Tuesday that former Lightning player Dino Ciccarelli, Cammi Granato and Angela James were elected to the Hall in the player category. Former Lightning captain Dave Andreychuk and Lightning assistant coach Adam Oates were not elected.
"I'm very excited," Ciccarelli said on a conference call. "You get emotional thinking about this. It makes you feel like a kid again."
Ciccarelli had 608 goals in his career, and while he had only 46 for the Lightning from 1996-98, he had a loyal following.
Here is the announcement from the Hall of Fame:
Bill Hay, Chairman of the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors, Jim Gregory and Pat Quinn, Co-Chairmen of