FRISCO, Texas – The Dallas Stars Hall of Fame Selection Committee announced today their election of Derian Hatcher and Bob Gainey as the 2022 Class ofthe Dallas Stars Hall of Fame. Hatcher was selected as part of the Player Category and Gainey was selected as part of the Builder Category.
In its inaugural year, the Dallas Stars Hall of Fame seeks to recognize players and/or staff members who have positively impacted the Dallas Stars franchise in such a way that their contributions cannot be overlooked.
Hatcher and Gainey will be officially inducted during Dallas Stars Hall of Fame Weekend from Oct. 29 – 30, 2022. The two-day celebration will begin with the Dallas Stars Hall of Fame Game presented by AT&T on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. against the New York Rangers.
Both inductees will participate in the ceremonial puck drop prior to the game and take part in the official unveiling of the AT&T Hall of Fame Rotunda at American Airlines Center.
Immediately following the Stars/Rangers game, the Dallas Stars Alumni Game presented by BMO will feature the Dallas Stars Alumni Team against the New York Rangers Alumni Team.
The weekend will be capped off by the Dallas Stars Hall of Fame Induction Gala presented by Truist on Sunday, Oct. 30, which will honor the inductees and feature a live performance by a well-known musical artist. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Dallas Stars Foundation.
“We are honored to announce the induction of Derian Hatcher and Bob Gainey into our inaugural class of the Dallas Stars Hall of Fame,” Dallas Stars President and CEO Brad Alberts said. “Derian was everything that you would have wanted from a captain. He led with his actions on the ice and helped unite the locker room behind one common goal. Bob thoughtfully and meticulously constructed his roster and assembled extremely competitive teams. His commitment to winning helped cement hockey’s popularity when the team moved to Dallas, resulting in generations of loyal Stars fans. We look forward to celebrating them during the Dallas Stars Hall of Fame Weekend in October.”
A complete schedule of events for Dallas Stars Hall of Fame Weekend and additional information about the Dallas Stars Hall of Fame Induction Gala presented by Truist will be released in the coming weeks.