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 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)
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 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 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)
Children: Austin Nicholas Lemieux, Alexa Lemieux, Lauren Lemieux, Stephanie Lemieux
Nicknames: Super Mario, Le Magnifique, The Greatest One, Mr. 66