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The timeless greatness of Jaromir Jagr

At age 43, most professional athletes have enjoyed a few years of retirement. Once in a while, however, there is a guy who challenges Father Time and continues to dominate the sport well into his late thirties or even forties. In the NHL, that player is Jaromir Jagr. Even though Jagr has achieved remarkable success in the NHL, most young fans know him simply as the oldest player...
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Alex Ovechkin might be the best pure sniper ever

Ovechkin doing near-impossible in lowest-scoring era As hockey fans, we’re told that Wayne Gretzky was the greatest and best at everything he did on the ice. And for the most part, that’s basically true. I mean, the guy holds over 60 NHL records for a reason. But just because he is the NHL’s all-time leading goal-scorer with 894 goals doesn’t mean he is the greatest goal...
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Shaq to be honored with statue outside Staples Center

The Lakers announced plans on Wednesday night to honor former superstar center Shaquille O’Neal with his own statue outside Staples Center. The announcement came on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” and Shaq didn’t believe it. Lakers executive Jeanie Buss confirmed the move in a statement. “We look forward to having Shaq join the other legends who have been honored with statues...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Wayne Gretzky teaching his 1-year-old grandson how to play hockey

Tatum Gretzky Johnson won't officially turn 1 until Jan. 19 but he's already able to walk around and capably handle a hockey stick.It helps that he's got athletic genes (his father is pro golfer Dustin Johnson) and also receives hockey instruction from his grandfather, Wayne Gretzky, father of his mother Paulina.But even The Great One isn't immune to groans from a toddler who wants...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky’s Sprawling California Mansion On Sale For $8.2M (Photos)

If you’re seeking a “bargain” in the luxury homes market, the former residence of an NHL legend could be the one for you. Hockey Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky’s 8,711-square-foot mansion in Westlake Village, Calif., is on sale for the low price of $8.2 million, according to Realtor.com. Gretzky originally put the house on the market for $10.5 million in 2014. The lavish estate...
Via NESN.com
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky enjoying Patrick Kane chase his points record

Patrick Kane extended his game points streak to a franchise-record 23 courtesy of an empty netter during the Chicago Blackhawks’ 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday. While Kane insists he’s not thinking about the impressive streak, there is one man who is keeping a close eye on the sharpshooter’s points streak. And it just so happens to be the player whose record...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Gretzky: Connor McDavid could be the next Gretzky

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 comments...
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

Wayne Gretzky’s California Mansion On Sale For $10.5 Million (Photos)

Looking for a new place in southern California? We have a great one for you. Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky has put his 8,711-square-foot mansion in Thousand Oaks, Calif. on the market, according to The Real Estalker. The sprawling compound, which features five bedrooms and six bedrooms, is on sale for $10.5 million and features a stunning courtyard entrance as well as a picture-perfect...
Via NESN.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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