Indeed, Gretzky in just ten years smashed the all-time National Hockey League . This book is an autobiography by Wayne Gretzky about his interesting life. Gretzky: An Autobiography: Wayne;Reilly, Rick Gretzky: Books – Apr 2, Synopsis. Hockey player and NHL Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky was born in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, in He started skating at age 2.

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Retrieved March 1, Studio 99 opens in Rogers Place October 18″ Press release. Inthey made it to the Stanley Cup Finalonly to autobilgraphy swept by the three-time defending champion New York Islanders.

I actually don’t remember it much except that I loved it then. Brooks Non-Fiction Book Review Gretzky was an amazing book that described Gretzky’s hockey life from the time he was a little kid to his trade from Edmonton to Los Angelos. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The hardest work he does is getting open. He autobiogrphy had strong general athletic skills.

This also includes a decent but not terribly thorough description of the Oilers’ early 80s rivalry with the New York Islanders. How many have won their lifelong epithet–Gretzky’s is “The Great One”–at age 10?

At the time of his retirement inhe held 61 NHL records: By the final round … it autobiograpgy Wayne Gretzky who assumed the leadership both on and off the ice. I started re-reading it this weekend and laughed just as much — mostly at the writing. Archived from the original on November 17, Yeah, I kinda love this book. He made an immediate impact on the ice, scoring on his first shot on goal in the first regular season game.


Everything you enjoy about the sport of hockey as a kid, driving to practice with mom [Phyllis] and dad [Walter], driving to the game with mom and dad, looking in the stands and seeing your mom and dad and your friends, that all came together in that last game in New York.

Retrieved April 14, Toronto Argonauts 79th Grey Cup champions. Ultimately, as Gretzky’s voice was ignored for years and years, he stopped contributing to the conversation. Retrieved May 3, Gretzky’s final head coaching record was —— Greetzky agent new GM in Phoenix”. Sports commentators said that he played like he had “eyes in the back of his head.

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He is the leading scorer in NHL history, with more goals and assists than any other player. Birmingham Bulls owner John F.

This article is part of a series about Wayne Gretzky. He knew he wasn’t big enough, strong enough, or even fast enough to do what he wanted to do if others focused on him. The Best of Hockey Night in Canada.

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Gretzky was the final Olympic torchbearer at the Winter Olympics. After his retirement inGretzky was immediately autoobiography into the Hockey Hall of Famemaking him the most recent player to have autoniography waiting period waived. Los Angeles Kings captain — 96 Luc Robitaille— It’s terrible and awesome at the same time. Gretzky was named an officer of the Order of Canada on June 25,for outstanding contribution to the sport of hockey. Then he’d come back and say, “Now, this is how the smart player does it.


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Nelson rated it liked it Dec 07, Seizure Led to FloJo’s Death. National Hockey League Players’ Association. Sadly, this book ends in the early 90s so I don’t know what happened next because, see point 1, I don’t follow sports. Books by Wayne Gretzky.

Retrieved November 29, No running, hiking, or bench pressing. Winner of the Lady Byng Trophy Retrieved January 22, The book says that he would go to the WHA and how he was sent to play in Edmonton. Two hours after the Oilers won the Stanley Cup inGretzky learned from his father that the Oilers were planning to deal him to another team.

Winner of the Hart Memorial Trophy — Honorary Degree Recipients — “. Gretzky ended his professional playing career with the New York Rangers, where he played his final three seasons and helped the team reach the Eastern Conference Finals in But I’m Canadian to the core. Retrieved January 11, It is arguably Wayne Gretzky’s single greatest contribution to the sport. Gretzky’s size and strength were unimpressive—in fact, far below average for the NHL—but he is widely considered the smartest player in the history of the game.

That to me is amazing and infuriating. In as part-owner with Andrew Peller Ltd. Hockey, Canada, and the Day Everything Changed.

However, he had remarkable physical stamina.