Wayne Gretzky


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in Brantford, Ontario, Canada
January 26, 1961

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Wayne Douglas Gretzky is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach. He played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for four teams from 1979 to 1999. Nicknamed "The Great One", he has been called "the greatest hockey player ever" by many sportswriters, players, and the NHL itself. He is the leading scorer in NHL history, with more goals and assists than any other player. He scored more assists than any other player scored total points, and is the only NHL player to total over 200 points in one season – a feat he accomplished four times. In addition, he tallied over 100 points in 16 professional seasons, 14 of them consecutive. At the time of his retirement in 1999, he held 61 NHL records: 40 regular-sea ...more

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99: Stories of the Game

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Gretzky

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99: My Life in Pictures

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Gretzky: From the Backyard ...

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I'd Trade Him Again

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Playing With Fire

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