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Alex Ovechkin ties Wayne Gretzky for career power play goals

Alex Ovechkins goal against the Dallas Stars on Saturday was a momentous one and not just because it sparked the Caps comeback in the third
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1 day ago

Are the NHL outdoor games still must-see TV?

The plan here for New Year’s Day was about the same as it has been for the last couple of years: Curl up into a ball and watch the first of the NHL outdoor games until the NYE-induced champagne headache finally faded.A couple years ago, there was a sizable amount of people that did the exact same thing. Were as many viewers tuning in this year? It’s a fair question to ask, given...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaquille O’Neal to get his own statue at Staples Center

Former Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O’Neal is going to be honored with a statue at Staples Center next spring, and it looks awesome. Lakers announce that a statue of Shaq will be unveiled at Star Plaza outside Staples Center prior to the Lakers game on March 24, 2017. pic.twitter.com/4tZxNOp1Py — Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) December 20, 2016 O’Neal helped the...
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December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky will appear on The Simpsons in December

The greatest hockey player to ever skate in the NHL will be making an appearance on The Simpsons in early December. Wayne Gretzky is scheduled to guest star on the longest-running American sitcom on December 4th in an episode that’s titled The Last Traction Hero. Gretzky’s appearance, which will take place in episode 605 of the show’s incredible run, hasn’t been fully detailed...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 17, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wayne Gretzky tells the hilarious story of his secret Hall of Fame visit

Wayne Gretzky’s name is littered throughout the NHL record books and his accomplishments are well recorded and praised at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. You’d think that after all of the games and records that Gretzky might be tired of the hockey scene and would have no interest visiting the Hall of Fame. You’d be wrong. Interested in visiting with his son, Gretzky wore...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky rookie card sells for record-high $465,000

When I was younger, I had a baseball card collection. My best friend did too, and it branched out into football. Just about everyone I knew had a baseball card collection, but there was one kid in my neighborhood who went against the grain and focused his attention on hockey trading cards. Silly, right? Well, maybe he wasn’t so crazy after all, because he could very well have a...
Via The Comeback
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky thinks NHL should retire Gordie Howe’s No. 9 league-wide

Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky has recently been vocal following the death of Gordie Howe, who passed away at age 88 last Friday. Gretzky, known as ‘The Great One’ throughout hockey circles, credits Howe as being a major idol in his life and feels that the NHL could best honor his memory by bestowing one of the highest honors in sports: by retiring his jersey number throughout...
Via The Comeback
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky writes touching tribute to Gordie Howe

If there’s one person who can give some great perspective on Gordie Howe’s impact on the sport of hockey, it’s Wayne Gretzky. On Saturday, Gretzky published a first-person essay on TIME.com called “Gordie Howe Was My Idol.” The NHL’s all-time leading scorer discusses his relationship with Howe, and the tribute also features several great anecdotes. Gretzky begins by...
Via The Comeback
June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wayne Gretzky left hanging on kiss cam

Over his career, Wayne Gretzky won nine Hart Trophies for the NHL’s most valuable player, 10 Art Ross Trophies for most points in a season, two Conn Smythe Trophies for playoff MVP and five Lester B. Pearson (now called Ted Lindsay) Awards for most outstanding player according to his fellow players. Oh, he also became a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame immediately after retiring...
Via The Comeback
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Gretzky: Connor McDavid could be the next Gretzky

By David Rogers Connor McDavid is expected to be the next great young skater in the NHL. The bar has been set extremely high as McDavid has received some high praise and big comparisons. Inevitably, any young star with huge upside is compared to Wayne Gretzky. So, what does Gretzky think of McDavid? He thinks McDavid could be the next Crosby, Lemieux or even the next Gretzky. Gretzky’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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