You have to be scouted and if you are good you will be drafted to an nhl team
there is an entry draft which i believe only allows you to 20 or younger to get drafted into the NHL
yes it is
No, he was drafted into the NHL.
Pro scouting recommendations.
He is a free agent
Jay North by the Buffalo Sabres
Wayne Gretzky was never drafted. He had a WHA contract with the Indianapolis Racers. In 1979 when the WHA merged with the NHL the NHL team associated was allowed to keep 2 players from their WHA team. Gretzky was obviously a choice for Edmonton and was therefore never drafted into the NHL.