Does Gretzky own a NHL team?
Gretzky became a minority owner of the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes in 2000, and he was named the Coyotes’ head coach in 2005.
Who is the greatest hockey player ever?
So, spoiler alert, Wayne Gretzky is No. 1 on our list. One could argue Gretzky actually belongs in the Hall of Fame in two categories – as a player and as a builder. Arguably, no single individual did more to grow the NHL game, on and off the ice, than Gretzky.
Was Gretzky a fast skater?
Wayne Gretzky was not the fastest nor the most powerful skater. He was never going to skate over any opponents and dominate them in that manner. However, he had no peers when it came to skating agility.