Profession: NHL Goalie
Why Famous: Best remembered for a decade of stellar play for the Edmonton Oilers in the 1980s. He backstopped the team to four Stanley Cups in five seasons. He is the first black hockey player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
- 1991-02-18 Edmonton Oiler goalie Grant Fuhr returns to NHL after season-long suspension for substance abuse & shuts out NJ Devils 4-0
- 1999-10-22 NHL goaltender Grant Fuhr wins his 400th career game (vs Florida Panthers)
- 2003-11-03 Grant Fuhr, Pat LaFontaine, Red Wings owner Mike Illitch and Ottawa 67’s coach Brian Kilreais are inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame