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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I would recommend this book if you like sports or if you are interested in the famous life of the autobiographyy hockey player ever.

Especially reading about the greatest hockey player of all time. Or a sports book, actually. They had trouble with the European patterns and the lateral play and the endless, inventive cycling.

Like many sports bios, this is more like a dessert than a main course, but it does hit the high points as of its publication. Retrieved May 26, He says he looks “like the guy who gtetzky your groceries at the local supermarket,” he always finished dead last in the Oilers’ strength tests, and, amazingly, he has poor peripheral vision.

This article gdetzky part of a series about Wayne Gretzky. But I’m Canadian to the core. Gretzky did not attend the Coyotes’ training camp, leaving associate head coach Ulf Samuelsson in charge, due to an uncertain contractual status with the club, whose bankruptcy hearings were continuing.

Gretzky only played eight games for Indianapolis. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He made them skate to his level and pass and finish up to his level or they would be embarrassed. Retrieved December 3, Yeah, I kinda love this book. Canada’s Aurobiography of Fame. The book was great to relive old Stanley Cup memories for this Oilers fan – especially getting the opportunity to see the player’s point of view. Where Gretzky differed from others in his development was in the extraordinary commitment of time on the ice.


Taira rated it really liked it Sep 22, Goalies called his shots “sneaky fast. On November 2, Gretzky, goaltender Eddie Mio and forward Peter Driscoll were put on a private plane, not knowing where they would land and what team they would be joining.

He passed and shot with autibiography skill. Gretzky, the smartest player in the history of the autkbiography, Orr, the most dynamic three-zone player, and Howe, the ultimate symbol of enduring excellence, autobiogeaphy the holy trinity of hockey greats.

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This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat I didn’t desert my country. The Globe and Mail. He’s more a jack-of-all-trades autobiographhy than a hockey specialist. The jumpshot is cake. He reached one milestone in this last season, breaking the professional total regular season and playoffs goal-scoring record of 1, which had been held by Gordie Howe.

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Sports commentators said that he played like he had “eyes in the back of his head. You saw him but when you reached out to grab him your hands felt nothing, maybe just a chill.

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Also for the Kings it would show how they were able to acquire such a fantastic player from a team that Gretzky really didn’t want to leave. To me the best parts were the Oiler years and all the playoff recaps, the Canada Cup stuff cool as well. He notched 14 points in 10 games, including a two-goal, two-assist effort in Canada’s final game against Sweden to earn the bronze.


Archived from the original on July 21, Wayne Gretzky is concerted one of the best hockey players who has ever lived. Everything you enjoy about the sport of hockey as a kid, driving to practice with mom [Phyllis] and dad [Walter], driving to the game with mom and dad, looking in the stands and seeing your mom and dad and your friends, that all came together in that last game in New York.

Jan 03, David Nunez rated it liked it. In OctoberGretzky returned to the Oilers as a partner and vice-chairman of the team’s parent company, Oilers Entertainment Group. Retrieved February 25, — via Chicago Tribune.

The focus of the game prior to Gretzky’s arrival, he said, especially among the Canadian teams, was on the player with the puck—in getting the puck to a star player who would make the big play. Winner of the Lady Byng Trophy Sony Computer Entertainment America.