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Wayne Gretzky’s Rookie Card Breaking Record in Current Auction

At the end of his legendary 20-year National Hockey League career, Wayne Gretzky held or shared 61 NHL records. On Aug. 4, however, The Great One will officially set a record off the ice. Gretzky’s 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee rookie card is being auctioned off by Goldin Auctions and bidding is up to $280,000 for this piece of hockey history. The auctioneer currently estimates that the card...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 days ago

Wayne Gretzky convinced Milan Lucic to join the Oilers

In modern sports, it’s pretty common to see the elders in any given sport give advice to their younger counterparts. You saw it during NBA free agency when Jerry West gave Kevin Durant guidance. Now it has come out via a report that the NHL has gotten in on the fun as well. During the RoenickLife Podcast, Milan Lucic talked about how Wayne Gretzky gave him counsel when trying to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson Wins U.S. Open, Gets To Celebrate With Paulina Gretzky

Dustin Johnson finally broke through. The veteran golfer shed the cumbersome title as “one of the best PGA Tour golfers never to win a major” by coming from behind Sunday afternoon to win the U.S. Open. Despite a potentially disastrous rules issue, Johnson made birdie at 18 as Shane Lowry — who started the final round with a four-shot lead — melted down behind him on the...
Via NESN.com
June 20, 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

Wayne Gretzky Teaches Paulina, Dustin Johnson’s Son How To Play Hockey

Tatum Gretzky Johnson isn’t even 1 years old, but he already knows how to hold a hockey stick thanks to his grandfather, Wayne Gretzky. In a series of Instagram posts by Gretzky’s wife, Janet, “The Great One” gives his grandson a few helpful hockey tips, which Tatum does his best to pick up quickly. PaPa is not going to give up time to learn how to hold...
Via NESN.com
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson girlfriend Paulina Gretzky shows off post-baby body

Dustin Johnson’s girlfriend Paulina Gretzky gave birth to the couple’s first child less than six months ago, but you would never know she was pregnant by looking at her. Gretzky, the daughter of NHL legend Wayne Gretzky, has shared mostly baby photos on Instagram since little Tatum arrived. As you can see above, Paulina decided...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 21, 2015  |  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

Gretzky's wife wanted him to go to Detroit, not L.A.

Wayne Gretzky had a choice to make about his career, and in the end, father knew best which meant going against Mrs. Great One. Gretzky’s famous trade from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings marked one of the most important days in NHL history. However, as Gretzky recently pointed out, the transaction was more of a sale than a trade. “At the end of the day, and this...
Via NESN.com
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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