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The Jay and Dan Podcast: Episode 41 with Martin Short

The Canadian Wall of Fame comes to life as Jay and Dan are joined by the great Martin Short! They talk about Short's days on SCTV and Saturday Night Live, his classic movie roles, his new book, his new show, Mulaney, and his stamp! Plus, you won't want to miss a fantastic story from a Grey Cup game with John Candy and Wayne Gretzky.  Talk about an all-time great pod!
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Oilers From 1984 Team

In what was a memorable night on Friday, the Edmonton Oilers honored their 1984 Stanley Cup winning team. Oiler greats like Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier were on hand to commemorate the 30th anniversary. With such a wealth of talent, the 1983-1984 Oilers were finally able to end the New York Islanders run of four consecutive Cups. The Oilers would proceed to win four more Stanley...
Via Beyond The Benches
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: 35th anniversary of Wayne Gretzky’s first NHL goal

October 14th, 2014 is the 35th anniversary of Wayne Gretzky’s first NHL goal. Gretzky set up behind the net and lifted a backhand shot over the shoulder of Vancouver goaltender Dave Dryden back on October 14th, 1979.
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: 35th anniversary of Wayne Gretzky’s first NHL goal

October 14th, 2014 is the 35th anniversary of Wayne Gretzky’s first NHL goal. Gretzky set up behind the net and lifted a backhand shot over the shoulder of Vancouver goaltender Dave Dryden back on October 14th, 1979.
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers Honor 1984 Stanley Cup Team

#457048314 / gettyimages.com The Edmonton Oilers may have started off the season on the wrong foot by posting consecutive losses to both the Canucks and Flames, but there was plenty of reason to still celebrate the beginning of another season of hockey. In an event that served both the Oilers commitment to community service as well as giving fans a glimpse at hockey greatness, the...
Via Beyond The Benches
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Fan Puts Wayne Gretzky On Jersey (Photo)

Personalized jerseys are getting a tad annoying this season.  It’s mind boggling. This Bengals fan put the great Wayne Gretzky on a Bengals jersey. Check out it. Still makes no sense. [NIS] The post Bengals Fan Puts Wayne Gretzky On Jersey (Photo) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
8 days ago  |  Discuss

This Wayne Gretzky Bengals Jersey Makes No Sense

Cross-sport jerseys are dumb, people. Stop doing that. [h/t Rovell...ugh] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Questions By Wayne Gretzky, Answers By Gordie Howe

from the CP at Yahoo, WAYNE GRETZKY: In your memoir you write about participating in the puck-drop ceremony for the 2014 Winter Classic alumni game at Comerica Park. Could you tell me a little bit about playing outdoors as a child? What was your local rink like? What's your fondest memory of playing outside? GORDIE HOWE: I loved playing hockey and looked forward to getting...
Via Kukla's Korner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

'84 Oilers players exchange playful jabs during availability

The members of the 1984 Stanley Cup champion Edmonton Oilers provided a sneak peek Wednesday for their eagerly anticipated reunion.. At a press conference kicking off the festivities celebrating the 30th anniversary of Edmonton’s first Cup winners, Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, coach Glen Sather and the rest of the team held court at Rexall Place centre ice, sharing stories, reminiscing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Free Press: Jimmy Devellano says Red Wings were in on a deal for Grant Fuhr, not Wayne Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky recently told the Canadian Press that he chose to be traded to the Los Angeles Kings over the Red Wings and Rangers, but the Free Press's James Jahnke and George Sipple spoke with Jimmy Devellano about said statement, and they received a different name as a one-time possible Wing: "I was the general manager at the time, and we were never offered Wayne...
Via Kukla's Korner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky almost joined Red Wings in 1988, wife wanted him to

The Detroit Red Wings had some great teams in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Those teams, which were offensive powerhouses led by Sergei Fedorov and Steve Yzerman, took a while to get going but eventually started winning championships near the turn of the 21st century. Imagine what the Red Wings could have done if...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky’s Wife Wanted Him To Land With Red Wings, Not Kings

Wayne Gretzky had a choice to make about his career 26 years ago, and in the end, his father knew best — which meant going against Mrs. Great One. Gretzky’s famous 1988 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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gretzky, Messier & Coffey amongst Oilers alumni at 30th anniversary gathering

Wednesday night the Edmonton Oilers held a 30th reunion press conference to kick-off the celebration of the franchise's first Stanley Cup championship. A celebration of one of the greatest teams in NHL history requires a star studded guest list, and the Oilers did not disappoint. A majority of the key players from Edmonton's 1984 team and dynasty years were in attendance...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Messier: '84 Oilers with Gretzky would be force in today's NHL

  The Edmonton Oilers won their first Stanley Cup title 30 years ago. Mark Messier thinks that team would still be a force today. ''The players are faster (today), that may be true, but Mike Gartner still holds the fastest time around the rink for any hockey player,'' Messier said Wednesday at Rexall Place. ''The difference nowadays is players are probably...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

TMZ Tries, Fails To Interview Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky

TMZ has successfully broken a lot of sports news lately: Ray Rice, Donald Sterling, Jameis Winston. And those scoops, especially the first two, sparked large-scale investigations that led to unprecedented punishments. But TMZ still remains true to its roots, which means bombarding unsuspecting celebrities in public by thrusting a camera in their face. Dustin Johnson and Paulina...
Via Back9Network
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gretzky picked LA over Detroit

Via RedWingsFeed, I thought this was a "common knowledge"-level not-so-urban-legend truth by now, but the Canadian Press had a chat with one Wayne Gretzky, and Gretzky revealed that he could have been a Red Wing: On Aug. 9, 1988, the Oilers traded Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million...
Via Kukla's Korner
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky Expecting A Baby

TweetDustin Johnson and Fiance Paulina Gretzky are expecting a baby. Gretzky posted the photo below on Instagram announcing the news.   The news was confirmed by Johnson’s agent at Hambric Sports. The daughter of hockey great Wayne Gretzky did not say when they were expecting. The two announced their engagement in August 2013. Johnson is on a leave of absence from the PGA Tour...
Via Los That Sports Blog
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky Is Pregnant

Paulina Gretzky, daughter of NHL great Wayne Gretzky and Internet superstar, announced via her Instagram... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky Reveals She And Dustin Johnson Are Expecting Baby (Photo)

One of the sports world’s most powerful families is about to get a little bit bigger. PGA Tour golfer Dustin Johnson and fiancee Paulina Gretzky — daughter of NHL legend Wayne Gretzky — are expecting their first child, Paulina Gretzky revealed via Instagram on Tuesday night. Johnson currently is away from the PGA Tour after he reportedly was suspended for a failed drug test...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky, Dustin Johnson Expecting Baby

Since they started dating in 2012, Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson have been making headlines across the golf and entertainment worlds. Today, they dropped one of their biggest pieces of news yet: they’re having a baby. Related Video: Paulina Gretzky Shows Off Nice Golf Swing Sporting a baby bump, Gretzky took to Instagram to announce the news, although she didn’t mention...
Via Back9Network
27 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
September 11, 2014  |  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
September 11, 2014  |  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
September 03, 2014  |  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
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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