Pavel Bure's induction long overdue

Updated: June 27, 2012, 12:23 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

TORONTO -- Long overdue. And then some.

The "Russian Rocket" is finally in, and it's about time.

A five-time 50-goal scorer, the most electrifying winger of his era, Pavel Bure is finally Hockey Hall of Fame-bound after Tuesday's vote from the selection committee.

That's a committee, by the way, that has seen some roster change since Bure's first few years of being passed over. Igor Larionov, Peter Stastny and Anders Hedberg have been added to the selection committee over the ...

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