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About Wayne Gretzky
Wayne Gretzky is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for teams such as the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings. He is widely regarded as the greatest hockey player ever, hence the nickname "The Great One". When he retired from professional hockey in 1999, he held a total of 61 NHL records and six All-Star records. He also coached the Arizona Coyotes from 2005 to 2009.
He married actress Janet Jones in 1988. The marriage produced five children.
He is an inductee into the Hockey Hall of Fame and the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame. The NHL honored him by retiring his jersey number 99.
He has dual citizenship with Canada and the United States. He stands at 183 cm tall.
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Famous quotes by Wayne Gretzky
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.Wayne Gretzky
I couldn't beat people with my strength I don't have a hard shot I'm not the quickest skater in the league. My eyes and my mind have to do most of the work.Wayne Gretzky
I knew at a young age, whether I was playing baseball or hockey or lacrosse, that my teammates were counting on me, whether it be to strike the last batter out in a baseball game or score a big goal in a hockey game.Wayne Gretzky
I think that from the time you start playing sports as a child you see that your responsibility to your team is to play the best that you can play as an individual... and yet, not take anything away from being part of a team.Wayne Gretzky
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.Wayne Gretzky
Wayne Gretzky's Popularity
Wayne Gretzky is a famous Canadian ice hockey player and coach, who was born on January 26, 1961. As a person born on this date, Wayne Gretzky is listed in our database as the 9th most popular celebrity for the day (January 26) and the 8th most popular for the year (1961).
People born on January 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Wayne Gretzky is the 131st most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Wayne Gretzky's birthday, Wayne Gretzky is the 63rd most famous Canadian.
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