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Wayne Gretzky


Wayne Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky, nicknamed “The Great One,” is considered by many to be the greatest hockey player ever. He is the leading scorer in NHL history, and is the only NHL player to total more than 200 points in one season --- a feat he accomplished four times. At the time of his retirement in 1999, he held 61 separate NHL records, and his honors included 31 major trophies and awards.

His teams included the Edmonton Oilers, with whom he won four Stanley Cups; the Los Angeles Kings, with whom he reached the Stanley Cup final; the St. Louis Blues; and the New York Rangers. Following his retirement, he became the 10th and final player to be ushered into the Hall of Fame with no waiting period, and the first to have his number retired league-wide.

He was also executive director of Canada’s 2002 Olympic gold medal-winning men’s hockey team, and is an accomplished businessman and philanthropist. He splits his time between Canada and California.

Wayne Gretzky

Books by Wayne Gretzky

by Wayne Gretzky with Kirstie McLellan Day - Memoir, Nonfiction, Sports

From minor-hockey phenomenon to Hall of Fame sensation, Wayne Gretzky rewrote the record books, his accomplishments becoming the stuff of legend. Dubbed “The Great One,” he is considered by many to be the greatest hockey player who ever lived. No one has seen more of the game than he has --- but he has never discussed in depth just what it was he saw. For the first time, Gretzky discusses candidly what the game looks like to him and introduces us to the people who inspired and motivated him: mentors, teammates, rivals, the famous and the lesser known.