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Canada USA Wayne Gretzky

a.k.a. "The Great One"

#99 New York Rangers / NHL - 98/99

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Wayne Gretzky Facts

Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
63
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Shoots
L
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
3-time Canada Cup Champion 3
1-time Hockey Hall of Fame 1
1-time IIHF Hall of Fame 1
1-time NHL Contribution to U.S. Hockey (Lester Patrick Trophy) 1
8-time NHL First All-Star Team 8
5-time NHL Gentleman Conduct (Lady Byng Trophy) 5
5-time NHL Most Goals (Maurice Richard Trophy) 5
10-time NHL Most Points (Art Ross Trophy) 10
9-time NHL Most Valuable Player (Hart Trophy) 9
5-time NHL MVP Selected by NHLPA (Ted Lindsay Award) 5
7-time NHL Second All-Star Team 7
4-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 4
2-time NHL Stanley Cup MVP (Conn Smythe Trophy) 2
1-time OHL Rookie of the Year (Emms Family Award) 1
1-time OHL Second All-Star Team 1
1-time U20 WJC All-Star Team 1
1-time U20 WJC Best Forward 1
1-time U20 WJC Most Points 1
1-time World Championship All-Star Team 1
1-time World Championship Most Points 1

Son: Ty Gretzky
Father: Walter Gretzky
Brothers: Brent Gretzky & Keith Gretzky

Nobody in NHL history has accomplished more than "The Great One." Wayne Gretzky is the all-time leader in both goals and assists, totaling 2,857 points in 21 seasons. Gretzky played with Edmonton, Los Angeles, St. Louis, and the New York Rangers over those years and won 9 Hart Trophies throughout his dominant career.

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Wayne Gretzky 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 Toronto Nationals MetJBHL 28* 27* 33* 60* 7* -* |
1976-77 Seneca Nationals MetJBHL 32* 36* 36* 72* 35* -* | Playoffs 23 40 35 75 - -
Peterborough Petes OMJHL 3* 0* 3* 3* 0* -* |
1977-78 Soo 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 -3
1980-81 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80* 55* 109* 164* 28* 41* | Playoffs 9 7 14 21 4 10
1981-82 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80* 92* 120* 212* 26* 80* | Playoffs 5 5 7 12 8 -1
Canada CC 7* 5* 7* 12* 2* -* |
Canada WC 10* 6* 8* 14* 0* -* |
1982-83 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80* 71* 125* 196* 59* 61* | Playoffs 16 12 26 38 4 20
1983-84 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 74* 87* 118* 205* 39* 78* | Playoffs 19 13 22 35 12 18
1984-85 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 80* 73* 135* 208* 52* 100* | Playoffs 18 17 30 47 4 27
Canada “A” CC 8* 5* 7* 12* 2* 4* |
1985-86 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 80* 52* 163* 215* 46* 71* | Playoffs 10 8 11 19 2 -1
1986-87 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 79* 62* 121* 183* 28* 69* | Playoffs 21 5 29 34 6 10
1987-88 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 64* 40* 109* 149* 24* 39* | Playoffs 19 12 31 43 16 9
Canada “C” CC 9* 3* 18* 21* 2* -2* |
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
1991-92 Los Angeles Kings “C” NHL 74* 31* 90* 121* 34* -12* | Playoffs 6 2 5 7 2 -3
Canada “C” CC 7* 4* 8* 12* 2* 7* |
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
1996-97 New York Rangers NHL 82* 25* 72* 97* 28* 12* | Playoffs 15 10 10 20 2 5
Canada “C” WCup 8* 3* 4* 7* 2* -6* |
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* |

Wayne Gretzky Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1973-74 Brantford Turkstra Lumber QC Int PW 4* 13* 13* 26* -* -* |
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)
1992-00 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
2004-05 Arizona Coyotes NHL Franchise Owner
Canada WCup General Manager
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
2015-16 Edmonton Oilers NHL Franchise Owner
2016-17 Edmonton Oilers NHL Franchise Owner Became a minority owner
2017-18 Edmonton Oilers NHL Franchise Owner
2018-19 Edmonton Oilers NHL Franchise Owner
2019-20 Edmonton Oilers NHL Franchise Owner
2020-21 Edmonton Oilers NHL Franchise Owner
2021-22 Edmonton Oilers NHL Franchise Owner
2022-23 Niagara IceDogs OHL Franchise Owner Bought the franchise from the Burke family (Bill, Denise, Billy and Joey Burke) alongside Darren DeDobbelaer
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Wayne Gretzky Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Atom 3 223* 678* 322* 1 000* 4.48* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *
Bantam 1 -* 192* -* -* -* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *
CC 4 31* 17* 40* 57* 1.84* 8* 9* | 0 * * * * * *
MetJBHL 2 60* 63* 69* 132* 2.20* 42* -* | 1 23 40 * 35 * 75 * 3.26 * - * - *
Midget 1 -* 90* -* -* -* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *
NHL 20 1 487* 894* 1 963* 2 857* 1.92* 577* 520* | 16 208 122 * 260 * 382 * 1.84 * 66 * 91 *
Novice 2 -* 28* -* -* -* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *
OG 1 6* 0* 4* 4* 0.67* 2* 3* | 0 * * * * * *
OMJHL (OHL) 2 67* 70* 115* 185* 2.76* 14* -* | 1 13 6 * 20 * 26 * 2.00 * 0 * - *
Peewee 1 -* 105* -* -* -* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *
QC Int PW 1 4* 13* 13* 26* 6.50* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *
Rendez-vous 87 1 2* 0* 4* 4* 2.00* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
WC 1 10* 6* 8* 14* 1.40* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
WCup 1 8* 3* 4* 7* 0.88* 2* -6* | 0 * * * * * *
WHA 1 80* 46* 64* 110* 1.38* 19* 20* | 1 13 10 * 10 * 20 * 1.54 * 2 * 6 *
WJC-20 1 6* 8* 9* 17* 2.83* 2* -* | 0 * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.

Wayne Gretzky Career Highlights

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Wayne Gretzky Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1977, 1 #3 overall by Soo Greyhounds in the OHL Priority Selection

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 Soo 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 Seneca Nationals

Cult/Star player for Soo Greyhounds

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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