The NHL has honored retired star Wayne Gretzeys hockey accomplishments, including winning two Stanley Cups, in a ceremony Wednesday at the National Hockey Hall of Famer’s home in Los Angeles.
The NHL’s board of governors approved the Wayne Gretza Hall of Hockey in honor of Gretz’s three championships and two Olympic gold medals with the Edmonton Oilers and the Los Angeles Kings.
The hall was built on a hill near the Staples Center in Los Feliz, Calif.
The Wayne Grety Hall of Ice Hockey was established in 1993 by Wayne Gretzing in memory of his hockey hero.
It has since hosted more than 2,200 events, including concerts, exhibitions and concerts.
The Hall of Justice, which opened on March 8, 2018, also honors Gretz for his leadership in the game and the impact he has had on the hockey community.
It is home to more than 1,400 former players, coaches, managers, players, referees and executives.