The primary names being discussed thus far have connections to New York City and the Garden itself:
*Mick Foley, who is from New York and has long talked and written about the importance of the Garden in his career.
*Kevin Nash, who won his first WWF title in the Garden from....
*Bob Backlund, who turned down an invitation in 2004 and wrestled and headlined in the Garden for many, many years.
There has also been discussion of honoring Randy Savage this year, although whether they have even approached the Poffo family, I cannot confirm.
I am told that Triple H has taken a much larger role in the Hall of Fame and Wrestlemania planning for 2013 than he has previously undertaken. It was his call to reach out to Bruno Sammartino a few months back and he personally handled site surveying for the Metlife Stadium.