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Known for his color, Neilson honored for change

In challenging The Establishment, Hall of Famer Roger Neilson ended up changing it.

Updated: November 4, 2002, 2:56 PM ET
By Chris Stevenson | Special to ESPN.com

TORONTO -- Roger Neilson has always been an open collar in a button-down league.

The innovative coach has changed the look of hockey and how we look at the game and that is why he will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night.

BOBBLE-HEADED FOR THE HALL

The Roger Neilson bobblehead doll, given away by the Senators in honor of the coach's Hall of Fame induction, bears an uncanny semblance to its namesake -- tie and all.

It's ...

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