TORONTO, June 9 (UPI) -- Defensemen Ray Bourque, Paul Coffey and Larry Murphy were named to the Hockey Hall of Fame Wednesday.
Bourque played in the National Hockey League 22 years, mostly with the Boston Bruins, and helped the Colorado Avalanche win the Stanley Cup in 2001, his last season. The 19-time all-star scored 410 goals and 1,169 assists and won the Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman five times.
Coffey, a 14-time all-star who won the Norris three times, scored 396 goals and 1,135 assists over 21 seasons. He played for nine teams including four Stanley Cup winners, three in Edmonton and one in Pittsburgh.
Murphy played for six teams including four Stanley Cup champions, two in Pittsburgh, two in Detroit, in a 21-year NHL career. He scored 287 goals and 929 assists.
Cliff Fletcher, a Phoenix Coyotes executive who was general manager of the Calgary Flames' 1989 Stanley Cup championship team, was named to the Hall of Fame in the Builder's Category.
The selections were announced by Jim Gregory, chairman of the selection committee. Induction ceremonies are scheduled Nov. 8.