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Wayne Gretzky

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Wayne Douglas Gretzky was born in Brantford, Ontario, Canada on January 26, 1961. His parents Walter and Phyllis Gretzky. Wayne has three brothers: Keith, Glen and Brent and one sister, Kim. Wayne began skating at the age of 2, the Nith River, below his grandparents farm.

Wayne grew up watching Hockey Night in Canada, as many Canadian kids do, and otherwise playing hockey at every possible moment. The backyard rink at their Varadi Ave. home was to become the moulding ground for a hockey superstar. He began playing organized hockey at the age of 6 (two years before he was technically eligible to play). He gradually developed from 1 goal in his minor hockey rookie year, to as high as 196 goals and 76 assists in 1970-71 as a nine and 10 year-old.

The rest is history...from his junior days with the Soo Greyhounds ...his pro beginnings in the WHA...4 Stanley Cups...countless records, awards...the big trade to the Kings...more Wayne Gretzky retired from the NHL in 1999. In his last game vs. the Pittsburgh Penguins on April 29th 1999, he recorded his 2857th point in his 1487th game. Wayne Gretzky was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1999.

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