Thursday, January 27, 2011
Happy Belated B-day Great one. You are the naturalized US citizen of the Day
Wayne Douglas Gretzky was born January 26, 1961 in Brantford, Ontario,, Canada.
He is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. Nicknamed "The Great One," Gretzky is generally regarded as the best player in the history of the NHL, and has been called "the greatest hockey player ever" by many sportswriters,[players,[and the NHL itself Upon his retirement on April 18, 1999, he held forty regular-season records, fifteen playoff records, and six All-Star records.[ He is the only NHL player to total over 200 points in one season—a feat he accomplished four times.
Gretzky's jersey number, 99, has been retired by all teams in the National Hockey League.