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WATCH: SIGHTS & SOUNDS | Rogers Place Ribbon Cutting

Owner & Governor Daryl Katz, Mayor Don Iveson and Oilers alumni Wayne Gretzky cut the ribbon at Rogers Place.
Via Oilers TV
16 days ago  |  Discuss

KHL team immortalizes adopted cat with statue outside of their arena

Statues are normally reserved for legendary figures that changed a sport. Like Michael Jordan outside of the United Center in Chicago or Wayne Gretzky outside of Rexall Place in Edmonton. So why the hell did a team in the KHL decide to make a statue for a cat outside of their arena? It may have all started with the $1,000 worth of seafood it ate. As people were shopping in this...
Via Puck Drunk Love
26 days ago  |  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

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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