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New items will be added the first of the month... Prices on existing items will be reduced at the end of each month. Born January 26, 1961 is a Canadian former professional ice hockey. Player and former head coach. He played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League.(NHL) for four teams from 1979 to 1999. He has been called the greatest hockey player ever by many sportswriters, players, the NHL itself. And by The Hockey News.
Based on extensive surveys of hockey writers, ex-players, general managers and coaches. Gretzky is the leading goal scorer, assist producer and point scorer in NHL history. And has more assists in his career than any other player scored total points. He is the only NHL player to total over 200 points in one season, a feat he accomplished four times.
In addition, Gretzky tallied over 100 points in 16 professional seasons, 14 of them consecutive. At the time of his retirement in 1999, he held 61 NHL records. 40 regular season records, 15 playoff records, and 6 All-Star.
Born and raised in Brantford. Gretzky honed his skills on a backyard rink and regularly played minor hockey. At a level far above his peers. Despite his unimpressive size and strength, Gretzky's intelligence, stamina, and reading of the game were unrivaled.
He was adept at dodging checks from opposing players, and consistently anticipated where the puck was going to be and executed the right move at the right time. Gretzky became known for setting up behind his opponent's net, an area that was nicknamed "Gretzky's office". Gretzky was the top scorer in the 1978 World Junior Championships.In June 1978, he signed with the Indianapolis Racers. Of the World Hockey Association. (WHA), where he briefly played before being traded to the Edmonton Oilers. When the WHA folded, the Oilers joined the NHL, where he established many scoring records and led his team to four Stanley Cup. Gretzky's trade to the Los Angeles Kings.
On August 9, 1988, had an immediate impact on the team's performance, ultimately leading them to the 1993 Stanley Cup Finals. And he is credited with popularizing hockey in California. Gretzky played briefly for the St.
Before finishing his career with the New York Rangers. Gretzky captured nine Hart Trophies. As the most valuable player, 10 Art Ross Trophies. In a season, two Conn Smythe Trophies.
As playoff MVP and five Lester B. Now called the Ted Lindsay Award.
For most outstanding player as judged by his peers. He led the league in goal-scoring five times and assists 16 times. He also won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
For sportsmanship and performance five times, and often spoke out against fighting in hockey. After his retirement in 1999.
Gretzky was immediately inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Making him the most recent player to have the waiting period waived.
99 league-wide, making him the only hockey player and one of only three players in professional sports history to receive such an honor, along with Jackie Robinson. Whose uniform number 42 was retired by Major League Baseball in 1997, and Bill Russell.
Whose uniform number 6 was retired by the National Basketball Association in 2022. Gretzky was one of six players voted to the International Ice Hockey Federation. S (IIHF) Centennial All-Star Team. Gretzky became executive director for the Canadian national men's hockey team. During the 2002 Winter Olympics.
In which the team won a gold medal. He became part-owner of the Phoenix Coyotes. And following the 2004-05 NHL lock-out. He became the team's head coach. In 2004, Gretzky was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame.
In September 2009, following the Phoenix Coyotes' bankruptcy. Gretzky resigned as head coach and relinquished his ownership share. He left in 2021 to become an analyst on Turner Sports. Additionally, I slip all autographed photos inside sturdy photo-protective sleeves. In most cases, using Jack Smalling's baseball address lists and other assorted address lists, I wrote to both active and retired baseball players, sending them letters, requests for signatures, and self-addressed-stamped envelopes.
This is how I obtained thousands of autographs. I stand by every item I sell.
All the old time autograph dealers know me and the professional authenticators will vouch for my reputation as well. I do this on a part time basis, so sometimes emails take a day. PLEASE NOTE: Most items come with certificates of authenticity from outside companies (JSA and PSA predominantly; they are the best). Sincerely, Joe Binder, Downers Grove, Illinois.This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Hockey-NHL\Magazines". The seller is "calabinder" and is located in this country: US.
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