Wayne Gretzky
FameRank: 8

"World Hockey Association/WHA"

Indianapolis Racers

Edmonton Oilers

"National Hockey League/NHL"

Edmonton Oilers

Los Angeles Kings

St. Louis Blues

New York Rangers

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/ weight_lb = 185

/ ntl_team = Canada

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/ birth_place = Brantford, Ontario/ON, Canada/CAN

/ career_start = 1978

/ career_end = 1999

/ halloffame = 1999

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Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.

A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.

The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.

I heard people say, 'Why would he want to do this?' My answer is 'Why not?' It is what I love. It's what I know.

You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.

The only way a kid is going to practice is if it's total fun for him... and it was for me.

I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.

I don't like my hockey sticks touching other sticks, and I don't like them crossing one another, and I kind of have them hidden in the corner. I put baby powder on the ends. I think it's essentially a matter of taking care of what takes care of you.

There's no perfect coach in the world. Coaches are human, too. Mistakes are made. But, fundamentally, if you're sound, you eliminate as many mistakes as possible.