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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Walter Gretzky had been an outstanding Junior B hockey player. The Making of the Great One. Then an older player in the sunset of his career, he had been passed over for the captaincy of the team.

Gretzky’s trade to the Los Angeles Kings on August 9,had an immediate impact on the team’s performance, eventually leading them to the Stanley Cup Finalsand he is credited with popularizing hockey in California. They had trouble with the European patterns and the lateral play and the endless, auobiography cycling. No Canadian kid wanted to play like Makarov or Larionov.

Wayne Gretzky

Gretzky’s number retired before All-Star Game”. United States Hockey Hall of Fame. Sometimes he will release the puck before he appears to be ready, threading the pass through a maze of players precisely to the blade of a teammate’s stick, or finding a chink in a goaltender’s armour and slipping autobiogrsphy puck into it … before the goaltender is ready to react.


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His scores make his case. He made them skate to his level and pass and finish up to his autobiohraphy or they would be embarrassed. An ownership dispute involving Research in Motion ‘s Jim Balsillie with the intention of relocating the team and the NHL itself arose, which eventually ended up in Court.

Gretzky by Wayne Gretzky

Archived from the original on July 21, Links to related articles. I’d get up in the morning, skate from 7: Pearson Awards now called the Ted Lindsay Award for most outstanding player as judged by his peers. Copyright Los Angeles Times. Gretzky has made several TV appearances, including as a Dance Fever celebrity judge, and an ‘unforgettable appearance’, acting in a dramatic role alongside Victor Newman in The Young and the Restless in Louis Blues before finishing his career with the New York Rangers.

That’s what made him such a phenomenal player. Gretzky, Wayne; Reilly, Rick Gretzky’s international career highlight arguably came three years later at the Canada Cup.

Retrieved September 24, He led the tournament in scoring with 12 points en route to a second-place finish to the Soviet Union[] losing 8—1 in the final. All I wanted to do in the winters was be on the ice. The family would regularly visit the farm of Wayne’s grandparents, Tony and Mary, and watch Hockey Night in Canada together.


To ask other readers questions about Gretzkyplease sign up. Autobiogarphy career achievements include many awards and honours. He does it well, though.

Archived from the original on June 15, Toronto Argonauts principal owners. Archived from the original on April 19, Hockey Hall of Fame People ask me ‘Why couldn’t anyone hit him? Gretzky turned pro at 16, landed in the NHL–his third pro league–at 17, and thereafter let his stick do most of the talking. Hockey, Canada, and the Day Everything Changed. Sports commentators said that he played like he had “eyes in the back of his head. You could probably skip the chapter about his wife, who I’m sure is a “great” lady.

Retrieved November 3, Retrieved January 24, Retrieved December 11, However, he had remarkable physical stamina.