Top 5 Hockey Players in world

Wayne Gretzky

Born: 26 January 1961 (age 59 years), Brantford, Canada Playing career: 1978–1999 Spouse: Janet Jones (m. 1988) National team: Canada Siblings: Brent Gretzky, Keith Gretzky, Glen Gretzky, Kim Gretzky

Wayne Douglas Gretzky CC is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach. He played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League for four teams from 1979 to 1999. Nicknamed “The Great One”, he has been called “the greatest hockey player ever” by many sportswriters, players, and the NHL itself.

Born: 26 January 1961 (age 59 years), Brantford, Canada

Playing career: 1978–1999

Spouse: Janet Jones (m. 1988)

National team: Canada

Siblings: Brent Gretzky, Keith Gretzky, Glen Gretzky, Kim Gretzky

Sidney Crosby

Sidney Crosby

Sidney Patrick Crosby ONS is a Canadian professional ice hockey player and captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League.

Born: 7 August 1987 (age 32 years), Cole Harbour, Canada

NHL team: Pittsburgh Penguins

National team: Canada

NHL Draft: 1st overall, 2005; Pittsburgh Penguins

Salary: 1 crore USD (2018)

Bobby Orr

Bobby Orr

Robert Gordon Orr, OC is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest of all time. Orr used his ice skating speed, scoring, and play-making abilities to revolutionize the position of defenceman.

Born: 20 March 1948 (age 72 years), Parry Sound, Canada

Height: 1.83 m

Number: 4 (Boston Bruins / Defenseman)

Spouse: Margaret Louise Wood (m. 1973)

Awards: Stanley Cup, James Norris Memorial Trophy

Alexander Ovechkin

Alexander Ovechkin

Alexander Mikhailovich Ovechkin is a Russian professional ice hockey winger and captain of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League.

Born: 17 September 1985 (age 34 years), Moscow, Russia

NHL team Former teams: Washington Capitals; Dynamo Moscow

Spouse: Anastasia Shubskaya (m. 2016)

NHL Draft: 1st overall, 2004; Washington Capitals

National team: Russia

Salary: 1 crore USD (2016)

Mario Lemieux

Mario Lemieux

Mario Lemieux OC CQ is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He played parts of 17 National Hockey League seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins from 1984 to 2006, assuming ownership in 1999.

Born: 5 October 1965 (age 54 years), Montreal, Canada

Height: 1.93 m

Spouse: Nathalie Asselin (m. 1993)

Position: Centerman

Children: Austin Nicholas Lemieux, Alexa Lemieux, Lauren Lemieux, Stephanie Lemieux

Nicknames: Super Mario, Le Magnifique, The Greatest One, Mr. 66

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