WAYNE GRETZKY NEWS

Eugene Melnyk Speaks on Toronto Airwaves: Lockout, Money, Expectations

Whenever Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk makes an appearance on the Fan 590‘s ‘Prime Time Sports’, it’s always a relatively interesting affair – mostly because the hosts do an exceptional job poking, prodding or manipulating the owner to go off on tangents, say over the top things or riff on whatever’s been bothering him lately. So with that in mind, it was incredibly...
Via The 6th Sens
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson tells Wayne Gretzky he'll be 'more responsible person'

Dustin Johnson tells Wayne Gretzky he'll be 'more responsible person'
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson Tells Wayne Gretzky He’ll Be ‘More Responsible Person’

While away from the PGA Tour – whether because of his own desire or because of a suspension – Dustin Johnson has great support from The Great One. Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky spoke out on behalf of his future son-in-law while talking to a Canadian radio station on Wednesday. Johnson announced his leave of absence on July 31, citing “personal challenges.” Golf.com reported...
Via Back9Network
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Obscure Hockey Fact: Bill McCreary’s cousin Bill McCreary destroyed Wayne Gretzky

We were researching something about referee Bill McCreary’s career, and we came across this myth-busting post. [ The Short Career of Bill McCreary Jr.] It all centers around this crushing hit on Wayne Gretzky: For the longest time, we thought it was hall-of-fame official Bill McCreary that did it. Not so fast says Scottysportsworld.blogspot: He came from a hockey family. Here’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Obscure Hockey Fact: Bill McCreary’s cousin Bill McCreary destroyed Wayne Gretzky

We were researching something about referee Bill McCreary’s career, and we came across this myth-busting post. [ The Short Career of Bill McCreary Jr.] It all centers around this crushing hit on Wayne Gretzky: For the longest time, we thought it was hall-of-fame official Bill McCreary that did it. Not so fast says Scottysportsworld.blogspot: He came from a hockey family. Here’s...
Via Bloguin Best
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers to Host 1984 Celebration

#84389402 / gettyimages.com Edmonton Oilers fans rejoice. The 1984 Oilers will reunite in Edmonton on October 10 as announced by Wayne Gretzky and Oilers Entertainment Group vice-chairman Kevin Lowe. The special event will mark the 30th anniversary of the organization’s first Stanley Cup Championship. In 1983 the Edmonton Oilers faced the New York Islanders in the Stanley Cup...
Via Beyond The Benches
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers plan 30-year reunion of their first Stanley Cup championship team

To Wayne Gretzky, the first of his four Stanley Cup championships with the Edmonton Oilers will always be special. So on the 30th anniversary of the Oilers’ 1984 Cup title, the Great One wanted to do something special. Gretzky spearheaded the idea of a 30-year reunion, which will take place on Oct. 10 at Rexall Place, the night after the Oilers season opener. Every member of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Gretzky to reunite unselfish 1984 “Boys on the Bus” Cup team in Edmonton

As a youngster, I’ll never forget the multitude of times visiting my grandparents condo in downtown Edmonton to see one entry on the building directory without a name next to a buzzer that simply said “Top Shelf”.  We knew it was Wayne Gretzky’s, but didn’t dare press it.  On a couple of occasions, when entering […]
Via The Hockey Report
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers to host celebration for 1984 Stanley Cup team

Wayne Gretzky is getting the Boys on the Bus back together again. The Edmonton Oilers will commemorate the 30th anniversary of their first Stanley Cup with an event bringing together the members of the 1984 team and staff for a reunion at Rexall Place on Oct. 10. The reunion will coincide with the Oilers' 2014-15 season opener against the Calgary Flames on Oct. 9. "One...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Edmonton Oilers Will Celebrate Their 1984 Stanley Cup Championship

(Edmonton, AB) August 19, 2014 - The stars have aligned to reunite the entire roster of the 1984 Stanley Cup Champion Edmonton Oilers, one of the greatest teams in the history of the game, on October 10 in Edmonton. During a live video conference today, Oilers legend Wayne Gretzky joined Oilers Entertainment Group Vice-Chairman Kevin Lowe to announce that the team will host a special...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Get Your Gretzky Fix Today on NHL Network

Today marks the anniversary of a momentous day in Hockey history.#168746856 / gettyimages.comTwenty-six years ago today, Wayne Gretzky was traded from Edmonton to Los Angeles in what has proven to be one of the most important events in Hockey history.As you know, February will see the San Jose Sharks host the Kings in the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium in Santa Clara. It will...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Network Remembers The Gretzky Trade

This upcoming Saturday marks the 26th anniversary of the day NHL legend Wayne Gretzky was traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings. NHL Network will dedicate the entire day commemorating the trade that changed the landscape of the sport and put hockey on the map in Southern California. Here is what NHL Network has in store for its viewers Saturday: 6 a.m. – Vintage...
Via Geeks and Cleats
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Dustin Johnson Caddying For Paulina Gretzky, Golfing In Idaho

PGA Tour star Dustin Johnson is reportedly serving a six-month suspension for a failed drug test, but he’s not letting that keep him from the golf course. The Golf Channel reports that Johnson is spending his time in Idaho where he’s been caddying for his fiancée, Paulina Gretzky. According to the report, Johnson is also still playing golf during his time away from the Tour...
Via NESN.com
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky told Dustin Johnson to clean up his act?

Dustin Johnson has supposedly had problems off the golf course for quite some time now, and it sounds like his behavior was a cause for concern for his future father-in-law. Did Wayne Gretzky have a chat with Johnson to tell him to tone down the partying? According to Hollie McKay of FOX411, the Great One […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Honoring Hockey Great Vic Hadfield

Mainly remembered for his career with the New York Rangers, more hockey fans should know more about hockey great Vic Hadfield. Hadfield spent 13 seasons with the Rangers and led them to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1972. That year Hadfield scored 50 goals (and added 56 points for a total of 106 points), and is only one of three players to score 50 or more goals in a season for the New...
Via KC Sports Ninja
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky Has The Best Caddie

The film Happy Gilmore brought two opposite sports together that no one saw coming, but it turns out they actually do belong together with Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson! Paulina Gretzky is the daughter of the Great One, Wayne Gretzky, and is currently engaged to Dustin Johnson. Getzky looks to be enjoying her time on the golf course these days check out her form trying to sink...
Via Beyond The Benches
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Memorable Moments: Patrick Roy dekes Wayne Gretzky, goes over the red-line (1997-98 NHL Season)

This memorable moment occured during a game between the New York Rangers and Colorado Avalanche on November 17th, 1997. Down by three goals, goaltender Patrick Roy decided to try something new and carry the puck out of his zone and past center ice. Not only that, but in the process, he also deked the greatest player in NHL history: Wayne Gretzky. There's actually a rule that...
Via Hockey Fan Land
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers Looking To Relocate?

  The Florida Panthers have not had much success in the franchise’s history. Despite success early on in the organization with a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1996, the Panthers have never been able to build off the success which included 12 straight seasons without making the playoffs (2000-2011). According to The Score http://www.thescore.com/nhl/news/539519 the team has...
Via KC Sports Ninja
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Wayne Gretzky inquires about bringing NHL franchise to Seattle; agent denies report

Wayne Gretzky during a presentation | Photo courtesy of PhotoPin. Wayne Gretzky and a group of investors are inquiring about bringing an NHL franchise to the city of Seattle, per The Washington Post and SportingNews. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has said in the past that he feels the league is not ready to expand. The Canadian Press quotes Gretzky’s agent, Darren Blake, denying...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky vying for NHL team in Seattle

Wayne Gretzky has joined a group of investors hoping to bring a National Hockey League team to Seattle, The Post has learned. The Gretzky group is one of three looking to bring an NHL franchise to the home of Starbucks, sources said — but each faces an uphill battle in that league Commissioner Gary Bettman has not said the league is ready to expand. It is not known if the Gretzky...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Gretzky trying to bring NHL team to Seattle

Could NHL hockey be coming to Seattle? Seattle has long been considered one of the premier locations for an NHL team to relocate to…or possible expand into. Now, NHL legend Wayne Gretzky is part of a group actively trying to bring North America’s top hockey league to the Emerald City. According to the New York Post, Gretzky has joined a group of investors who are trying to get...
Via Around The Rink
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report- Wayne Gretzky Part Of A Group Trying To Bring NHL Hockey To Seattle

from Josh Kosman and Larry Brooks of the New York Post, Wayne Gretzky has joined a group of investors hoping to bring a National Hockey League team to Seattle, The Post has learned. The Gretzky group is one of three looking to bring an NHL franchise to the home of Starbucks, sources said — but each faces an uphill battle in that league Commissioner Gary Bettman has not...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky Hits The Mic

Paulina Gretzky is the daughter of the Great One, Wayne Gretzky, and currently engaged to Dustin Johnson has been making a name for herself this year especially when she graced that controversial Golf Digest cover.  Now, she shows us that she can still hit the mic and sing too as she posted on her Instagram.   This is not the first time we have seen Gretzky sing, here a video...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Man Behind L.A. Kings Twitter Account Trying To Make Game Updates Fun

Wayne Gretzky helped make the Los Angeles Kings a relevant NHL team in 1988 and through the early ’90s after he was traded there from the Edmonton Oilers. And Pat Donahue Jr. helped make them relevant again during their run at what would be their first Stanley Cup win in the 2011-12 season. Donahue is the man behind the Kings’ Twitter account, which is known throughout sports...
Via NESN.com
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky Takes A Stanley Cup Selfie With The Great One

Paulina Gretzky repped the Stanley Cup probable Kings by taking a selfie with her dad Wayne Gretzky.
Via Gamedayr
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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