Wayne Gretzky was bornon 26 January 1961 in Brantford, Canadian, is Ice Hockey Player. Wayne Gretzky is a former Canadian ice hockey player known as one of the best hockey players the game of Ice Hockey has ever produced. Also nicknamed as ‘the Great One’, his NHL career lasted close to two decades from 1979 to 1999 for four separate teams. He is the player with the most number of goals and assists in the NHL history and held 61 NHL records at the time of his retirement in 1999. Playing in his very first NHL season for Edmonton Oilers, he was named the ‘Most Valuable Player of the Season’. And almost immediately after announcing his retirement, he was included in the hockey Hall of Fame, marking an end to a glorious career. He attributes most of his magnificent hockey skills to the fact that he started very early in his life and by the age of 2, he was already skating on ice and as he turned 6, he was playing with the teenage boys. To this date, Wayne holds 60 of the 61 records that he made during his career at the National Hockey League and served as the head coach of team Phoenix Coyotes for several years.
His impressive performance at the World Junior Championship in 1978 also helped him reach the big league
In 1977, Wayne was the third pick in the midget draft for the OMJHL and he played for Sault Ste
Wayne Gretzky was born in Ontario, Canada, on 26th January 1961 in a middle class family to Walter Gretzky and Phyllis Leone