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Oilers retire Wayne Gretzky's jersey

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Wayne Gretzky took his final bow Friday, saying...tonight's first star, No. 99 Wayne Gretzky." The two then hugged. Earlier...Thank You For The Memories, Wayne Gretzky, said one of the many signs in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/02/hoc_271152.shtml
Hockey
Will Wayne Gretzky retire?

NEW YORK -- With the New York Rangers' season nearly over, the speculation is just beginning: Will Wayne Gretzky retire? As far as one old friend is concerned, the answer won't come easily, and certainly won't come soon. "Knowing Wayne...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/13/hoc_258871.shtml
Hockey
Turin notebook

TURIN, Italy - Wayne Gretzky's link to a sports gambling ring apparently isn't affecting...Canada and the Canadian and Olympic heritage of Roots." The Roots Wayne Gretzky Collection is to include custom-designed jackets, sweatshirts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/16/oly_57093.shtml
Olympics
Gretzky best of century

Wayne Gretzky raised the profile of hockey like no other player and broke an astonishing...century as selected by a panel of experts for The Associated Press: WAYNE GRETZKY: Gretzky retired after 20 years as the NHL's career scoring champion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/12/hoc_277442.shtml
Hockey
Hockey's greatest player turns to coaching

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Wayne Gretzky was lured to coaching by the most...be Larry Bird, John McEnroe or Wayne Gretzky," he said. "There's something...will see a much different side to Wayne Gretzky than the gentleman the public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/05/hoc_9123.shtml
Hockey
The Iceman Goeth

...tears and a simple wave -- and then he was gone. Wayne Gretzky ended his NHL career on Sunday to rousing cheers and...was altered to include the words "in the land of Wayne Gretzky." Gretzky, who holds or shares 61 NHL records, set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/19/hoc_259373.shtml
Hockey
In hockey mad Canada, the Great One revered as national treasure

...that Canada's prime minister should intervene in the Wayne Gretzky retirement saga. After all, Jean Chretien is arguably...skeptical of success and wary of evanescent heroes, Wayne Gretzky became an icon, for what he accomplished with his athletic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/17/hoc_259206.shtml
Hockey
Oilers' Connor McDavid bears weight of being 'The Next One'

Wayne Gretzky was "The Great One" and Mario Lemieux was "The Magnificent One."The hockey world is always looking for a new superstar to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-10-07/oilers-connor-mcdavid-bear
Edmonton Oilers fans buzzing over Connor McDavid

...revive a once-proud team that had lost its way since Wayne Gretzky and then Mark Messier were essentially sold off because...statue outside their current arena, which is located off Wayne Gretzky Drive. There's also a Mark Messier Trail.One of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-09-12/edmonton-oilers-fans-buzzi
Alex Ovechkin scores 50th goal in Capitals' win over Hurricanes

...period, giving Washington a 2-0 lead.Only five other players reached the half-century mark at least six times: Wayne Gretzky and Mike Bossy had nine such seasons, and Mario Lemieux, Marcel Dionne and Guy Lafleur had six. BRUINS 3, PANTHERS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-03-31/alex-ovechkin-scores-50th-