Hurricanes' owner selected for U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

Peter Karmanos

July 25, 2013 6:47:42 AM PDT
Chief Executive Officer, Owner and Governor of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes has been selected for induction into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

USA Hockey announced Thursday that Peter Karmanos will join former NHL stars Doug Weight and Bill Guerin, women's hockey pioneer Cindy Curley and former collegiate coach Ron Mason in the U.S. Hockey Hall's class of 2013.

USA Hockey recognized Karmanos with its Distinguished Achievement Award in 2012.

U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame inductees are chosen on the basis of extraordinary contribution to the sport of hockey in the United States, according to the organization.

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