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Martin St. Louis reaches milestone

...PHILADELPHIA - Martin St. Louis wasn't even drafted as a young player.Now, he's in elite company that includes Wayne Gretzky.The 12-time All-Star reached 1,000 career points with a goal and added an assist, Cam Talbot made 26 saves...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Hockey's greatest player turns to coaching

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Wayne Gretzky was lured to coaching by the 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...
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...
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...
Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf

...penalty on the final hole of the PGA Championship for grounding his club in a patch of sand, not realizing it was a bunker at Whistling Straits.Johnson last year got engaged to Paulina Gretzky, the daughter of NHL great Wayne Gretzky.
Relatives of former players stand out in NHL Draft's second round

...question of, 'Your father played here.' I am happy that he is somewhere neutral, and they took him for him."Wayne Gretzky was among many former stars who reached out to the Lemieux family while it was dealing with the disappointment of Brendan...