Former Blues Weight, Guerin inducted into U.S. hockey hall

News-DemocratDecember 2, 2013 

Former St. Louis Blues forwards Doug Weight and Bill Guerin were among those inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday.

Weight is currently as an assistant coach of the New York Islanders. His NHL career began in 1991 with the New York Rangers and lasted until 2011 with the New York Islanders.

Weight played on three Team USA Olympic squads (1998, 2002 and 2006) and also was part of the 1996 U.S. squad that upset Canada at the 1996 World Cup of Hockey tournament.

Weight played with the Blues from 2001 to 2006, then again in the 2006-07 season. His Blues career included 75 goals and 295 points in 364 games.

Guerin played with the Blues in 2006-07 and had 28 goals and 47 points in 61 games.

Guerin also played on the 1996 World Cup gold medal team and also played for Team USA in the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics.

The Rangers' second-round draft pick in 1990, Weight finished his NHL career with 278 goals and 1,033 points in 1,238 games with the Rangers, Edmonton, the Blues, Carolina, Anaheim and the New York Islanders.

He also won a a Stanley Cup championship in 2006 with the Carolina Hurricanes.

Guerin had 429 goals and 856 points in 1,263 games with New Jersey, Edmonton, Boston, Dallas, the Blues, San Jose, the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh.

Also being inducted are former Michigan State coach Ron Mason, U.S. national women's team player Cindy Curley , Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos, Jr.

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