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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The Complete Wayne Gretzky Collection. Gretzky’s final head coaching record was —— The book then goes on to say how good Gretzky did when he was young and how he was hated by most of the parents on his team.

Gretzky by Wayne Gretzky

I moved because I was traded and that’s where my job is. He was one of four who lit the cauldron at BC Place Stadium during the opening ceremony although one did not due to autobiogfaphy difficulties with one of the cauldron’s “arms” which failed to rise and then jogged out of the stadium, where he was then driven by police escorts through the streets of downtown Vancouver to light a second, outdoor cauldron near the Vancouver Convention Centre located in the city’s downtown waterfront district.


Retrieved January 24, To me the best parts were the Oiler years and all the gretzkky recaps, the Canada Cup stuff cool as well. Hockey, Canada, and the Day Everything Changed. One chapter is written from the perspective of him sitting in the Oilers’ locker room, looking at his teammates after a game and going over their strengths and weaknesses.

Gretzky was named an officer of the Order of Canada on June 25,for outstanding contribution to the sport of hockey.

Gretzky continued doing this throughout his NHL career. That was a very easy way to identify the genre of nonfiction the book was.

Archived from the original on September 30, Archived from the autobiotraphy on June 8, Gretzky, Wayne; Davidson, John Retrieved August 10, Three stars, maybe three and a half.

This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat Yeah, I kinda love this book. Gretzky made his opponents compete with five players, not one, and he made his teammates full partners to the game.

Gretzky by Wayne Gretzky and Rick Reilly

Few athletes can claim to dominate a sport the way Gretzky has dominated. Retrieved May 21, Apr 11, Christopher rated it liked it Shelves: Retrieved January 12, Excellence with Ease in Sports grrtzky Life.

Gretzky had a major influence on the style of play of the Edmonton Oilers and in the NHL as a whole, helping to inspire a more team-based strategy. Retrieved January 22, The Gretzkys made an arrangement with a local family they knew and Wayne did play for the Greyhounds, at age Retrieved November 21, Winner of the Hart Memorial Trophy — He led the tournament in scoring with aytobiography points en route to a second-place finish to the Soviet Union[] losing 8—1 in the final.


The far-out but true story of the ’91 Argos”. Mariea northern Ontario city that inflicts a heavy travelling schedule on its junior team.

Wayne Gretzky

The hardest work he does is getting open. In response, Gretzky started shooting on goal himself—and with exceptional effectiveness.

Walter taught Wayne, Keith, Brent, Glen and their friends hockey on a rink he made in the back yard of the family home, nicknamed the “Wally Coliseum”. Retrieved April 26, I would recommend this book if you like ggretzky or if you are interested in the famous life of the best hockey player ever.