Indeed, Gretzky in just ten years smashed the all-time National Hockey League . This book is an autobiography by Wayne Gretzky about his interesting life. Gretzky: An Autobiography: Wayne;Reilly, Rick Gretzky: Books – Apr 2, Synopsis. Hockey player and NHL Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky was born in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, in He started skating at age 2.
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Much has been written about Gretzky’s highly developed hockey instincts, but he once explained that what appeared to be instinct was, in large part, the effect of his relentless study and practice of the game, in co-operation with his coaches.
Gretzky by Wayne Gretzky
He, almost alone among the Canadians, seemed to take to the larger ice surface as if it offered more opportunity instead of obligation…. That’s when he scored goals in 69 games in Little League play the next-highest scorer talliedand it was only the beginning of a long string of triumphs.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Paulina and golfer Dustin Johnson announced their engagement on August 18, Olympic Hockey Team The experts voted Gretzky number one.
Joseph’s Basilicamembers of the Fire Department acted as ceremonial guards. In response, Gretzky started shooting on goal himself—and with exceptional effectiveness. Nov 07, Austin Hulsing added it. Autohiography to Read saving…. Colour, culture, Gretzky and the accidental tripod”.
Inhe became part-owner of the Phoenix Coyotesand following the —05 NHL lockouthe became the team’s head coach. Retrieved March 7, During the Canadian federal autobiogarphy campaignGretzky endorsed the Conservative Party and Prime Minister Stephen Harperand was featured at a campaign rally praising Harper by calling him “wonderful to the country. This was a critical point in Gretzky’s transformation from an outstanding player to a championship winner, and the Islanders’ dynasty provided autobiograpgy good lesson for him and the Oilers.
Archived from the original on September 30, Retrieved March 1, The San Diego Union-Tribune. The next season, Gretzky broke Gordie Howe’s career goal-scoring record and won the scoring title,  but the team began a long slide, and despite numerous player and coaching moves, they failed to qualify for the playoffs again until Just an all-around interesting person and good guy. Retrieved February 7, By the final round … it was Wayne Gretzky who assumed the leadership both on and off the ice.
Dryden wrote in his book The Game”In the past, defenders and teams had learned to devise strategies to stop opponents with the puck.
I remember getting in trouble for reading it in “free reading” period in 6th grade because I wasn’t being “serious” — I remember my friends standing up for me because, yes, I was serious! Copyright Los Angeles Times. Gretzky describes the players on the team and how most of them were young. Gretzky’s final head coaching record was —— Retrieved February 19, Even when he lost a step when he autobkography older, autlbiography he was just as sharp.
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Apr 29, Jason marked it as to-read. I was curious because I had read about Gretzky’s assists outweighing his goals and his pride in that.
I hope Canadians understand that. I grew up with Gretzky dominating the NHL and liked the old Oilers of the ’80s as well as hockey in that era in general. It’s terrible and awesome at the same time.