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Gretzky on Arbour: 'I don't know if hockey has ever had a classier man'

Wayne Gretzky had the utmost respect for Al Arbour, and he was far from alone. "Oh my gosh. I don't know if hockey has ever had a classier man involved with the game. He was so well respected," Gretzky told Newsday of Arbour, the Hall of Fame former New York Islanders coach who died on Friday at the age of 82. "My dad always said, one thing in life you can't do is buy respect," Gretzky...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Al Arbour Tribute Day 1: 8|31|15

For the next five days we will be honoring Al Arbour with each edition of our “Top Shelf” segment here at Islanders Insight. By now, you are well aware that the Islanders’ legendary coach passed away on Friday at age 82 after suffering from dementia and Parkinson’s disease. How will we be honoring “Radar” here at Insight? Each morning we will look at a specific team he...
Via Islanders Insight
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lidstrom: Lemieux was best player he faced

Former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom declared that ex-Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Mario Lemieux was the best competitor he played against during his 20-season career."It was all about Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Steve Yzerman," the seven-time Norris Trophy winner told the Swedish newspaper Expressen. "Lemieux had an incredible reach and some really good skills...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Finally….Video Of Wayne Gretzky’s Water Slides At His Idaho Home

  Now I’m pretty sure Janet Gretzky, or Paulina, have been getting caught up on Busted because it’s been like two weeks since...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

I’m Still In Love With The Water Slides At Wayne Gretzky’s Idaho House

  I’ve been in love with Wayne Gretzky’s Gozzer Ranch, Idaho lake house for years now and his wife Janet rekindled my love...
Via Busted Coverage
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers draft Connor McDavid at No. 1

With the first overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, the Edmonton Oilers selected Connor McDavid on Friday in Sunrise, Florida. McDavid, 18, to the Oilers has been a done deal since the lottery balls came up in their favor April 18. McDavid has been compared to Wayne Gretzky and Sidney Crosby.  The Newmarket, Ont., native brushes off the comparisons, but he won’t blame anyone...
Via Sports-Glory
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former public golf course maintenance guy rips US Open's Chambers Bay

Chambers Bay groundskeeper should be embarrassed...and fired.Everybody today will be talking about Jordan Spieth’s win at the US Open golf thing today, due in no small part to Wayne Gretzky’s son-in-law screwing the pooch. But what we should be talking about is the fact that Chambers Bay qualifies as a premier golf course in the United States of America. I used to work maintenance...
Via Bob's Blitz
June 22, 2015  |  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

Paulina Gretzky Shows Off Post-Baby Body In Latest Instagram Post (Photo)

It’s been a busy few months for Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson, but it appears they’re certainly taking things in stride. Gretzky made her dad, NHL legend Wayne Gretzky, and a grandfather in January when she gave birth to a baby boy named Tatum. Her fiancé, meanwhile, has been busy on the golf course, earning top 10 finishes at the 2015 Masters...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Talentless & muscleless is no way to go through life, celebutante Paulina Gretzky

Paulina Gretzky: Daughter of Wayne Gretzky Shares Post-Baby Bikini Photo on Instagram. And those legs? Meh.[Terez Owens]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NHL Draft Big Board: Ranking Top 50 Prospects In Ultra-Talented Class

The 2015 NHL Draft is less than two weeks away. Just about every position — with the exception of goaltender — is loaded with Grade-A prospects, most notably at center, which is where four of the top five prospects play. Here are the top 50 players available in what many scouts believe is a deep, and very talented draft. (Click the link at the bottom of the rankings to read about...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Gretzky talks about Connor McDavid

When the “Great One” talks, people listen. A swarm of reporters asked Wayne Gretzky a variety of questions, but his responses regarding Connor McDavid may have been the most interesting. Watch as Gretzky talks about McDavid joining the Oilers as well as his wife’s uncanny ability to predict Edmonton winning the top selection. (H/T Reddit Hockey) The post Video: Gretzky talks...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Gretzky talks about Connor McDavid

When the “Great One” talks, people listen. A swarm of reporters asked Wayne Gretzky a variety of questions, but his responses regarding Connor McDavid may have been the most interesting. Watch as Gretzky talks about McDavid joining the Oilers as well as his wife’s uncanny ability to predict Edmonton winning the top selection. (H/T Reddit Hockey) The post Video: Gretzky talks...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Messier, Gretzky ... Brassard? Center enjoys historic night after challenge from coach

Derick Brassard is not the type of player who frequently draws comparisons to some of the game's greats such as Mark Messier and Wayne Gretzky. In fact, the talk about Brassard ahead of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Tuesday was more about his meeting with coach Alain Vigneault early in the day.  According to NHL.com, Brassard and teammate Derek Stepan both earned an invitation...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Oilers Offseason Thus Far

The Edmonton Oilers have hired Todd McLellan as their head coach. McLellan was fired by the San Jose Sharks after missing the playoffs this past season. He had a record of 311-163-66 in 7 seasons with San Jose. McLellan had been criticized for not being able to bring home a championship to the San Jose despite having loads of talent across the roster. This new hire comes several...
Via TopSportsReport
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky says 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 Bloguin Best
May 21, 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...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Auburn Kicker Daniel Carson Is Disappointed That His Mom Couldn’t Land Kate Upton’s Number On A Flight

Wayne Gretzky (and The Office‘s Michael Scott) once said that “you miss 100-percent of the shots you don’t take.” Clearly, Auburn kicker Daniel Carson lives by that mantra. His mother sat near supermodel Kate Upton on a flight, where apparently they talked about the SEC special teamer. While Upton is already dating an athlete—Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander—Carson...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Saban Cake, PETA NFL Draft Lettuce Bikinis & Wayne Gretzky’s Yard

Reminder: The 1st round of the NBA playoffs are still rolling along… …Game 5 of the Hawks-Nets series is tonight. I’m not kidding…Game 5. Let’s say this series goes seven. That would be played on Sunday. I see some of you already struggling and wearing down from these two-week series. One day you guys will learn to start watching the NBA around May 30. ESPN is on the roof...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Some Awesome Ovechkin Goal-Scoring Stats

Ovi got to 50 on the season the other night and 472 on his career, tying Peter Bondra for No. 1 in Caps history. A few cool stats/bits of trivia to celebrate the occasion, starting with: Mike Bossy, Wayne Gretzky, Marcel Dionne, Guy Lafleur, and Mario Lemieux are the only other players to hit 50 goals six times. And they all played in eras with significantly more goal-scoring. Putting...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Bossy’s 1982 Conn Smythe Performance One of NHL’s All-Time Best

Today, Mike Bossy will be announced as the winner of the GEICO fan voting for the All-Time greatest Islander. You never know what might happen with fan polls, but it’s tough to argue with the conclusion of this one. When Islanders’ fans think of Mike Bossy, the first thing that comes to mind is 50 goals. The sniper scored 50 goals in his first nine seasons in the NHL. How impressive...
Via Islanders Insight
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

This Week in Flyers History: Week ending March 15

March 13, 1993 Despite a blustery snowstorm that had descended on the Delaware Valley around mid-morning, the Flyers game against Wayne Gretzky and the Los Angeles Kings was to go on as scheduled. The Kings were already in town, having played in Pittsburgh two days prior and the Flyers had gotten to the rink earlier in the morning. By the time the puck was dropped at 1:05 pm...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurs Kid Middle Fingers LeBron, Wayne Gretzky W/Grandson & Bama Lip Blister

  College basketball is horrible this year Here I thought Thursday would be an interesting day of basketball. When you have a 15-15 Michigan team destroying Illinois, it’s a horrible year for college basketball. There was talk that the Wolverines wouldn’t even make the NIT and now Illinois might be out of the Big Dance after this loss. That’s a horrible college basketball...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rivalry game vs Rangers is Isles most expensive ticket in March

The last time the New York Islanders recorded 50 wins, Wayne Gretzky and the Edmonton Oilers defeated them in the Stanley Cup Finals.  That was during the 1983-84 season. On the verge of their best season since losing in their most recent Stanley Cup appearance 31 years ago, the Islanders enter March on the heels of an impressive February.  The Islanders finished the third to last...
Via Islanders Insight
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Gordie Howe, his health improving, honored by hockey greats

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (AP) -- Wayne Gretzky figures there is no photograph fans ask him to sign more often than the one of him as a smiling preteen beside his Gordie Howe, who is playfully hooking a hockey stick around youngster's neck. "Every time I look at the picture or sign the picture, it's nothing but great memories," Gretzky said Friday as he and several hockey great paid...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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