Tag Archives: Wayne Gretzky

  • This Day In Sports History (April 4th) — Wayne Gretzky

    This Day In Sports History (April 4th) — Wayne Gretzky

    It was on this day in 1986 that Wayne Gretzky broke the record for most points in a single season by recording his 213th point of the campaign.  He would go on to record two more points that season, setting the new mark at 215 points. Gretzky held the previous record of 212 points, which […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 30th) — Wayne Gretzky

    This Day In Sports History (December 30th) — Wayne Gretzky

    It was on this day in 1981 that Edmonton Oilers center Wayne Gretzky scored his 50th goal of the season in just his 39th game.  Gretzky broke the record of 50 goals in 50 games that was held by both Maurice Richard and Mike Bossy. Wayne Gretzky entered game #39 with 45 goals and needed […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 19th) — Wayne Gretzky

    This Day In Sports History (December 19th) — Wayne Gretzky

    It was on this day in 1984 that Wayne Gretzky recorded his 1000th career point.  At the age of 23, he would become the youngest player in NHL history to reach that mark. Gretzky entered the 1984-85 season with 914 points, and therefore only needed 86 points to reach 1000 for his career.  He would […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 22nd) – Wayne Gretzky

    This Day In Sports History (November 22nd) – Wayne Gretzky

    It was on this day in 1999 that Wayne Gretzky was inducted into the Hockey Hall Of Fame.  Gretzky became the tenth and last player to bypass the usual three-year waiting period. Wayne Gretzky being elected to the Hall-Of-Fame was a no-brainer, as he is considered by many to be the greatest player in hockey […]

  • 9 Greatest Canadian Athletes Of All Time

    9 Greatest Canadian Athletes Of All Time

    Today is Canadian Thanksgiving, or, as they call it, “Thanksgiving.” While the Canadians have much to be thankful for, like a functioning government and tolerable crime and literacy rates, the nation largely lies in the shadow of its southern neighbor’s athletic output. No longer. Let this list serve as enduring reminder of Canada’s contribution to […]

  • The Gretzky Trade Gets an Autotune Remix From DJ Steve Porter (Video)

    The Gretzky Trade Gets an Autotune Remix From DJ Steve Porter (Video)

    How big was the trade that sent Wayne Getzky from Edmonton to Los Angeles in 1988? Well, considering the fact that, even then, Gretzky was in the running for “greatest hockey player of all-time,” is was kind of huge. Gretzky was the Jordan of hockey before Michael Jordan was even the Jordan of basketball, and […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 9th) — Wayne Gretzky Is Traded

    This Day In Sports History (August 9th) — Wayne Gretzky Is Traded

    It was on this day in 1988 that the Edmonton Oilers did the unthinkable and traded Wayne Gretzky.  “The Great One” was traded to the Los Angeles Kings along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski in exchange for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, the Kings first round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993 and $15 […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 1st) — Wayne Gretzky

    This Day In Sports History (March 1st) — Wayne Gretzky

    It was on this day in 1988 that Wayne Gretzky surpassed Gordie Howe for the most career assists with his 1050th helper.  Gretzky set up Jari Kurri in the first period against the Los Angeles Kings during a 5-3 Oilers victory. It was quite fitting that Kurri would score the record breaking goal as that […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 15th) — Wayne Gretzky

    This Day In Sports History (February 15th) — Wayne Gretzky

    It was on this day in 1980 that Wayne Gretzky tied the NHL record for most assists in a single game, with seven.  The Great One accomplished the feat during a game against the Washington Capitals, which his Oilers won by a score of 8-2. The only other player to record seven assists in a […]

  • 9 Athletes With Multiple Finals MVP Awards

    9 Athletes With Multiple Finals MVP Awards

    When Lebron James was awarded his first Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP award last Thursday he must have felt like he had shaken a gorilla off his back. In fact, the first thing he said after winning was “It’s about damn time.” No other athlete has been scrutinized quite like James since entering the league […]

  • 9 Classic Sports Conspiracy Theories

    9 Classic Sports Conspiracy Theories

    You gotta love the versatility of sports. When things go the way we want, it’s exhilarating, incredible, inspiring, and heartwarming. When things don’t go the way we want, it’s boring, depressing, disenchanting, and heartbreaking. In either case, sports fans tend to lose their minds a little bit. In victory, people jump up and down, hug […]

  • Paulina Gretzky Spread Eagle! (Instagram Photos)

    Paulina Gretzky Spread Eagle! (Instagram Photos)

    Paulina Gretzkyis hot!  We reminded you of that fact time and time again last year.  Even her father, Wayne Gretzky, seemed to notice that his daughter was becoming too hot for her own good, so he kindly requested that she tone down the sharing of her sexy images on Twitter.  And while that may have […]