Grant Fuhr is a Canadian former NHL goaltender. In 1979, at the age of seventeen, Fuhr joined the Victoria Cougars of the WHL. After two outstanding seasons in Victoria, which included the league championship and a trip to the Memorial Cup in 1981.
Fuhr was drafted eighth overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. He is best remembered for a decade of stellar play for the Edmonton Oilers in the 1980s. He won a total of five Stanley Cups and wass a six time All-Star. He set a number of firsts for black hockey players in the NHL, including being the first to win the Stanley Cup and being the first inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Fuhr played ten seasons for the Oilers, where he teamed up first with Andy Moog, then Bill Ranford to form one of the most formidable goaltending tandems in history, winning the Stanley Cup four times in five seasons.
and former goaltending coach for the Arizona Coyotes. In 2003, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. In 2017 Fuhr was named one of the '100 Greatest NHL Players' in history.