Dave Andreychuk's wait is over. He's in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
The longtime NHL scorer was part of a seven-person class elected Monday. Buffalo native Jeremy Jacobs also got the call from the hall. He is the longtime owner of the Boston Bruins.
The Sabres drafted Andreychuk with the 16th overall pick in 1982, and he became one of the best goal scorers in history. He spent his first 11 seasons in Buffalo, then came back for 2000-01.
He is third on the Sabres' all-time list in goals with 368, and he's second in points with 804 in 837 games. Andreychuk totaled 1,639 NHL games, scoring 640 goals and 1,338 points. He won the Stanley Cup in Tampa Bay in 2004 and also played for Toronto, New Jersey, Boston and Colorado in a 23-year career that ended with the 2005-06 season.
He had been eligible for the hall since 2009.
Jacobs bought the Bruins in 1975 and is the longtime chairman of the NHL's board of governors. He owns Buffalo-based Delaware North.
Andreychuk and Jacobs will be joined at the Nov. 13 induction by Teemu Selanne, Paul Kariya, Danielle Goyette, Mark Recchi and Clare Drake.