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Videos, photos from 2012 U.S. HHOF induction ceremony

Oct 15, 2012, 8:00 PM EDT

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Mike Modano told Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News that he was concerned that the 2012 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony would turn into a “cry fest.”

Here’s a collection of interesting photos, videos and other assorted bits from the ceremony – minus the sobbing and blubbering.

USA Hockey’s Twitter page is brimming with photos, including this one of the 2012 inductees Lou Lamoriello, Ed Olczyk and Modano:

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The Dallas Stars pointed out a hockey-friendly alteration to a sculpture at Dallas’ Plaza of the Americas:

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Here is video of Modano addressing the media:

Olczyk did the same:

The Hall of Fame inductees weren’t the only ones on hand; they were joined by Lester Patrick Award winners Dick Patrick and Bob Chase-Wallenstein as well as Wayne Gretzky Award winner Murray Costello.

For more on Patrick, check out this post and watch his presser below:

If that’s not enough 2012 U.S. HHOF action for you, NHL.com has a running blog and plenty of stories from the event.

(Main image via USA Hockey.)

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