Brent Gretzky is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player know all about Brent Gretzky Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Professional Career, Children
|Birthdate ( Age)||20 February 1972|
|Place of Birth||Brantford, Canada|
|Parents||Walter Gretzky, Phyllis Hockin|
|Profession||Canadian ice hockey player|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
Brent Gretzky is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player, and the brother of Wayne and Keith Gretzky. He briefly played in the National Hockey League for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Recently, he was featured in the Netflix Documentary series “Untold” in the episode Crime and Punishment for having been a part of the Danbury Trashers team which was owned by a mafia family and promoted violence and altercations through paid incentives in hockey arenas.
Brent Gretzky Family, Parents
Brent was born on 20 February 1972 in Brantford, Canada to his parents Walter Gretzky and Phyllis Hockin. He grew up alongside his siblings Keith, Glenn, Kim, and Wayne. His father taught him to play ice hockey since childhood and he played with his brothers Wayne and Keith who also went on to become professional hockey players. Brent has not shared much about his education and background but it is known that he completed his high school education at a local school in Brantford, Canada.
Brent Gretzky Wife
Brent Gretzky is married with wife Nicole Gretzky.The two like to keep their personal lives private and have not shared much about it.They have children also but their name is not known.
Brent Gretzky Net Worth
Brent Gretzky is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player, and the brother of Wayne and Keith Gretzky who has an estimated Net Worth of $2 Million in 2022.
Brent Gretzky Professional Career
In 1988–89, he played Jr. B hockey for the Brantford Classics of the Mid-Western Junior B Hockey League. He was selected in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1989 OHL Priority Selection by the Belleville Bulls where he spent three years With the Bulls, he was a linemate of future NHL player Darren McCarty. Gretzky was drafted by the expansion Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft, but did not find the same success as his brother Wayne.
During Brent‘s 13-game tenure with Tampa Bay, he played once against Wayne: “We must have faced off 15 times and I won one. I remember chasing him behind the net. I knew what he was going to do and I still found myself looking for my jock. The hardest part was after the game, going and watching ESPN. It was older Gretzky shows young Gretzky how to play hockey.”
Together, Wayne and Brent hold the NHL record for most combined points by two brothers – 2,857 for Wayne and 4 for Brent,and are second overall in points scored by any number of brothers , although the Gretzkys’ combined totals are greater than any five of the six Sutters.
Gretzky’s selection by an expansion team in an era when established teams were only obliged to leave the bottom echelon of their players unprotected in expansion drafts has led to speculation that he might have never made it onto an NHL roster if he had been drafted by an established team. Other than his brief stint in Tampa Bay, Gretzky was a career minor leaguer, floating between the International Hockey League, the American Hockey League, and the United Hockey League.
He played for EC Graz Austria in 1997-98. On June 6, 2006, the Elmira Jackals announced they had acquired his rights from the Motor City Mechanics, but he never played with Elmira; his season with the Mechanics was his last as a professional. He and four other former Danbury Trashers players were served with subpoenas by the FBI in its investigation into owner James Galante’s business dealings.
In 2008, Gretzky played six games for his hometown Brantford Blast team in the senior league Major League Hockey, which went on to win the 2008 Allan Cup, after which Gretzky retired from organized competition.Brent now serves as a police officer with the Ontario Provincial Police.
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