In 2003, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Fuhr was born to one black parent and one white parent but was adopted as a baby by a white family and raised in Spruce Grove, Alberta.Wayne Gretzky has said on many occasions that he believes Fuhr is the greatest goaltender in NHL history. This is mentioned in an interview with Wayne Gretzky conducted by John Davidson as part of the 2003 DVD "Ultimate Gretzky".
Fuhr was also inducted Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 2004. * Named to NHL Second All-Star Team in 1982 * Stanley Cup Champion 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990 * Canada Cup Champion 1984, 1987 * Named to NHL First All-Star Team in 1988 * Won Vezina Trophy in 1988 * Won William M. Jennings Trophy in 1994 (shared with Dominik Hašek) * Participated in NHL All-Star Game in 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986 (MVP), 1988, 1989 * In 1997, he was ranked number 70 on The Hockey News' list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players. * Traded to Toronto by Edmonton with Glenn Anderson and Craig Berube for Vincent Damphousse, Peter Ing, Scott Thornton and Luke Richardson, September 19, 1991. * Traded to Buffalo by Toronto with Toronto's 5th round choice (Kevin Popp) in 1995 Entry Draft for Dave Andreychuk, Daren Puppa and Buffalo's 1st round choice (Kenny Jönsson) in 1993 Entry Draft, February 2, 1993. * Traded to Los Angeles by Buffalo with Philippe Boucher and Denis Tsygurov for Alexei Zhitnik, Robb Stauber, Charlie Huddy and Los Angeles' 5th round choice (Marian Menhart) in 1995 Entry Draft, February 14, 1995. * Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 14, 1995. * Traded to Calgary by St. Louis for Calgary's 3rd round choice (Justin Papineau) in 2000 Entry Draft, September 4, 1999. * Officially announced retirement, September 6, 2000.