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Wayne Gretzky

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    6'0" / 183 cm
  • Weight
    185 lbs / 84 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Team Staff profile of Wayne Gretzky also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1967-68 Brantford Nadrofsky Steelers Novice - 1 - - - |
1968-69 Brantford Nadrofsky Steelers Novice - 27 - - - |
1969-70 Brantford Nadrofsky Steelers Atom 62 104 63 167 - |
1970-71 Brantford Nadrofsky Steelers Atom 76 196 120 316 - |
1971-72 Brantford Nadrofsky Steelers Atom 85 378 139 517 - |
1972-73 Brantford Turkstra Lumber Peewee - 105 - - - |
1973-74 Brantford Turkstra Lumber Bantam - 192 - - - |
1974-75 Brantford Charcon Chargers Midget - 90 - - - |
1975-76 Vaughan Nationals OHA-B 28 27 33 60 7 |
1976-77 Seneca Nationals OHA-B 32 36 36 72 35 | Playoffs 23 40 35 75 -
Peterborough Petes OMJHL 3 0 3 3 0 |
1977-78 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OMJHL 64 70 112 182 14 | Playoffs 13 6 20 26 0
Canada U20 WJC-20 6 8 9 17 2 |
1978-79 Indianapolis Racers WHA 8 3 3 6 0 -3 |
Edmonton Oilers WHA 72 43 61 104 19 23 | Playoffs 13 10 10 20 2 6
1979-80 Edmonton Oilers NHL 79 51 86 137 21 14 | Playoffs 3 2 1 3 0
1980-81 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 55 109 164 28 41 | Playoffs 9 7 14 21 4
Canada CC 7 5 7 12 2 |
1981-82 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 92 120 212 26 80 | Playoffs 5 5 7 12 8
Canada WC 10 6 8 14 0 |
1982-83 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 71 125 196 59 61 | Playoffs 16 12 26 38 4
1983-84 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 74 87 118 205 39 78 | Playoffs 19 13 22 35 12 18
Canada “A” CC 8 5 7 12 2 4 |
1984-85 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 80 73 135 208 52 100 | Playoffs 18 17 30 47 4 28
1985-86 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 80 52 163 215 46 71 | Playoffs 10 8 11 19 2 0
1986-87 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 79 62 121 183 28 69 | Playoffs 21 5 29 34 6 10
Canada “C” CC 9 3 18 21 2 -2 |
1987-88 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 64 40 109 149 24 39 | Playoffs 19 12 31 43 16 9
1988-89 Los Angeles Kings “A” NHL 78 54 114 168 26 15 | Playoffs 11 5 17 22 0 -4
1989-90 Los Angeles Kings “C” NHL 73 40 102 142 42 8 | Playoffs 7 3 7 10 0 -4
1990-91 Los Angeles Kings “C” NHL 78 41 122 163 16 30 | Playoffs 12 4 11 15 2 0
Canada “C” CC 7 4 8 12 2 7 |
1991-92 Los Angeles Kings “C” NHL 74 31 90 121 34 -12 | Playoffs 6 2 5 7 2 -3
1992-93 Los Angeles Kings “C” NHL 45 16 49 65 6 6 | Playoffs 24 15 25 40 4 6
1993-94 Los Angeles Kings “C” NHL 81 38 92 130 20 -25 |
1994-95 Los Angeles Kings “C” NHL 48 11 37 48 6 -20 |
1995-96 Los Angeles Kings “C” NHL 62 15 66 81 32 -7 |
St. Louis Blues “C” NHL 18 8 13 21 2 -6 | Playoffs 13 2 14 16 0 2
Canada “C” WCup 8 3 4 7 2 |
1996-97 New York Rangers NHL 82 25 72 97 28 12 | Playoffs 15 10 10 20 2 5
1997-98 New York Rangers NHL 82 23 67 90 28 -11 |
Canada “A” OG 6 0 4 4 2 3 |
1998-99 New York Rangers NHL 70 9 53 62 14 -23 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1986-87 NHL All-Stars “C” Rendez-vous 87 2 0 4 4 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1985-86 Hull Olympiques QMJHL Franchise Owner Bought the franchise from a non-profit corporation
1986-87 Hull Olympiques QMJHL Franchise Owner
1987-88 Hull Olympiques QMJHL Franchise Owner
1988-89 Hull Olympiques QMJHL Franchise Owner
1989-90 Hull Olympiques QMJHL Franchise Owner
1990-91 Hull Olympiques QMJHL Franchise Owner
1991-92 Hull Olympiques QMJHL Franchise Owner Sold the franchise (to Routtenberg, Sauvé,
Lalonde and Stein)
1992-93 Not active as staff
1993-94 Not active as staff
1994-95 Not active as staff
1995-96 Not active as staff
1996-97 Not active as staff
1997-98 Not active as staff
1998-99 Not active as staff
1999-00 Not active as staff
2000-01 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Franchise Owner Became a minority owner
2001-02 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Franchise Owner
Canada OG General Manager
2002-03 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Franchise Owner
2003-04 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Franchise Owner
Canada WCup General Manager
2004-05 Arizona Coyotes NHL Franchise Owner
2005-06 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Franchise Owner
Phoenix Coyotes NHL Head Coach
Canada OG General Manager
2006-07 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Franchise Owner
Phoenix Coyotes NHL Head Coach
2007-08 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Franchise Owner
Phoenix Coyotes NHL Head Coach
2008-09 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Franchise Owner
Phoenix Coyotes NHL Head Coach
2009-10 Not active as staff
2010-11 Not active as staff
2011-12 Not active as staff
2012-13 Not active as staff
2013-14 Not active as staff
2014-15 Not active as staff
2015-16 Edmonton Oilers NHL Franchise Owner Became a minority owner
2016-17 Edmonton Oilers NHL Franchise Owner
2017-18 Edmonton Oilers NHL Franchise Owner
2018-19 Edmonton Oilers NHL Franchise Owner
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Atom 223 678 322 1000 4.48 0 0 |
Bantam 0 192 0 0 - 0 0 |
CC 31 17 40 57 1.84 8 9 |
Midget 0 90 0 0 - 0 0 |
NHL 1487 894 1963 2857 1.92 577 520 | 208 122 260 382 1.84 66 67
Novice 0 28 0 0 - 0 0 |
OG 6 0 4 4 0.67 2 3 |
OHA-B 60 63 69 132 2.20 42 0 | 23 40 35 75 3.26 0 0
OMJHL 67 70 115 185 2.76 14 0 | 13 6 20 26 2.00 0 0
Peewee 0 105 0 0 - 0 0 |
Rendez-vous 87 2 0 4 4 2.00 0 0 |
WC 10 6 8 14 1.40 0 0 |
WCup 8 3 4 7 0.88 2 0 |
WHA 80 46 64 110 1.38 19 20 | 13 10 10 20 1.54 2 6
WJC-20 6 8 9 17 2.83 2 0 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Player Biography and Trivia

Number 99 retired by Canada

Number 99 retired by Edmonton Oilers

Number 99 retired by Los Angeles Kings

Number 99 retired by NHL

Number 99 retired by Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds

Cult/Star player for Brantford Charcon Chargers

Cult/Star player for Brantford Nadrofsky Steelers

Cult/Star player for Brantford Turkstra Lumber

Cult/Star player for Canada

Cult/Star player for Edmonton Oilers

Cult/Star player for Indianapolis Racers

Cult/Star player for Los Angeles Kings

Cult/Star player for New York Rangers

Cult/Star player for Peterborough Petes

Cult/Star player for Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds

Cult/Star player for Seneca Nationals

Cult/Star player for St. Louis Blues

Cult/Star player for Vaughan Nationals

Career transactions
- 1976-11-27 • Emergency call-up for the Peterborough Petes.
- 1978-06-12 • Signed to a 7-year personal services contract worth $1.75 million by the Indianapolis Racers.
- 1978-11-02 • Sold to the Edmonton Oilers with Eddie Mio & Peter Driscoll for reportedly $700,000 or $850,000. Full story.
- 1979-01-26 • Signed to a 10-year personal services contract worth C$3 million, with options for 10 more years, by the Edmonton Oilers.
- 1979-06-09 • Reclaimed as an underage junior in the Expansion Draft by the Edmonton Oilers
- 1987-07-17 • Converted his personal services contract with the Edmonton Oilers into a standard 5-year player's contract with an option to declare himself an unrestricted free agent after the 1988-89 season.
- 1988-08-09 • Traded to the Los Angeles Kings with Marty McSorley & Mike Krushelnyski for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million in cash and the Kings' 1st-round draft picks in 1989 (later traded to the New Jersey Devils - Jason Miller), 1991 (Martin Rucinsky) and 1993 (Nick Stajduhar).
- 1988-??-?? • Signed to an 8-year contract by the Los Angeles Kings worth $20 million.
- 1990-01-29 • Signed to a 2-year contract extension by the Los Angeles Kings.
- 1996-02-27 • Traded to the St. Louis Blues for Patrice Tardif, Roman Vopat, Craig Johnson, the Blues' 5th-round draft pick in 1996 (Peter Hogan) and the Blues' 1st-round draft pick in 1997 (Matt Zultek).
- 1996-07-21 • Signed to a 2-year contract by the New York Rangers.
- 1997-10-02 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by the New York Rangers. Full story.
- 1999-04-16 • Announced his retirement. Full story.

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