Wayne Gretzky was a professional ice hockey player and a former head coach. Explore this biography to learn more about his profile, childhood, life and timeline.
Wayne Gretzky is one of the best ice hockey players in history and is also a recipient of various titles and accolades. He has been inducted into the NHL Hall of fame and is the first and the only hockey player to have scored over 200 points in one NHL season; four consecutive times. Gretzky showed interest in the sport from a very tender age and went on to hone his talents as a skater, shooter and passer. For a young boy, he regularly played with boys senior and much more accomplished in life. His training days were those of dedication, sincerity and sheer hard work. In his final year of peewee hockey, he scored a baffling 378 goals, even though he was the youngest and small-built at the time. He has played for a number of associations such as the Ontario Hockey Association and World Junior Championships. From a very young age and after he started playing for the prestigious NHL, he quickly started to ascend and quite often, dominated the scoreboards with his unfathomable scores. Fans began to grow in numbers for this Canadian ice hockey superstar and dolls of Gretzky were soon put in toy stores all over the country. Gretzky catapulted to fame and became hockey’s most dominant scorer in the history of hockey. Soon after his retirement, he became NHL’s managing partner and was involved in a wine-restaurant business with his family.
Wayne Gretzky Biography
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May 24, 2019