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Messier receives Order of Hockey in Canada

Updated: April 8, 2013, 6:34 PM ET
Associated Press

OTTAWA -- Mark Messier was one of three recipients of the Order of Hockey in Canada for his contributions to the game.

Messier, who won six Stanley Cups during a Hall of Fame career with Edmonton, the New York Rangers and Vancouver, was honored along with Paul Henderson and coach Dave King.

During a two-hour ceremony held on Parliament Hill, Messier broke down as he spoke of the national pride he felt as a young boy watching Henderson score the goal that sealed Canada's hockey supremacy ...

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