Wayne Gretzky - age: 60

Wayne Gretzky

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ABOUT

Nicknamed The Great One, 4-time Stanley Cup Champion who tallied over 200 points in four separate seasons and broke countless records in his 20-year career. He is widely considered the greatest hockey player of all time.He won the Lady Byng Trophy five times, broke six All-Star records, and looked down on fighting on the ice.Sidney Crosby was nicknamed The Next One in emulation of him.

BEFORE FAME

The rink in his backyard, which he honed his craft on, was called the Wally Coliseum.

PERSONAL LIFE

He married actress Janet Jones in 1988. His oldest daughter Paulina became a model and he also has a daughter named Emma and three sons named Tristan, Trevor and Ty.

Historical Events in the Life of Wayne Gretzky

1979-10-14 NHL's greatest scorer Wayne Gretzky scores his 1st NHL goal
1980-4-1 Wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist
1981-12-27 Oiler Wayne Gretzky becomes fastest NHLer to get 100 pts (38th game)
1981-12-30 Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season
1982-2-12 Wayne Gretzky scores 153rd point of season, breaking NHL record
1982-3-25 Wayne Gretzky becomes 1st NHL to score 200 points in a season
1983-2-8 Wayne Gretzky sets NHL all star record of 4 goals in 1 period
1983-4-17 Islanders tie NHL record with 3 shorthanded playoff goals vs Rangers Rangers 7-Isles 6-Patrick Div Finals-Isles hold 2-1 lead Wayne Gretzky scores 7 points in one Stanley Cup playoff game
1983-11-19 Edmonton Oilers beat NJ Devils, 13-4, Wayne Gretzky calls the Devils "a Mickey Mouse organization"
1984-12-19 Wayne Gretzky, 23, is 18th & youngest NHL-er to score 1,000 points
1985-3-29 Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 126th assist
1985-4-25 For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 points in a Cup game (3 goals, 4 assists)
1986-3-7 Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 136th assist
1986-4-4 Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 213th point of season
1987-4-5 Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title
1987-4-9 For 3rd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 points (1 goal, 6 assists) in a Stanley Cup game and passes Jean Beliveau as all time playoff scoring champ
1988-8-9 Edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to LA Kings for $15-$20 millions
1989-1-21 Wayne Gretzky passes Marcel Dionne to become NHL's 2nd all time scorer
1989-6-7 Wayne Gretzky wins his 9th NHL Hart (MVP) Trophy in 10 years
1989-10-15 Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howes as NHL's all time top scorer
1991-4-10 LA King Wayne Gretzky scores NHL record 93rd playoff goal
1994-3-21 Wayne Gretzky ties Gordie Howe's NHL record of 801 goals
1994-3-23 Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 802 goals scored
1999-4-18 Wayne Gretzky plays his last game in the NHL, as his New York Rangers lose 2-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins

Famous Quotes
You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.

FUN FACTS

Hockey player Wayne Gretzky were born on Thursday, birthstone is Garnet, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of Ox, it is 25 days until Wayne Gretzky next birthday.

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