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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Wayne Gretzky

After the details of the trade were finalized by the two owners, one final condition had to be met: Quick and enjoyable read. In response, Gretzky started shooting on goal himself—and with exceptional effectiveness. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He started to skate when he was two years old. Now I need to find an updated version to see how he changed his mind about coaching Views Read View source View history.

I saw him do it night after night. They had trouble with the European patterns and the lateral play and the endless, inventive cycling.

Gretzky by Wayne Gretzky

During the Canadian federal election campaignGretzky endorsed the Conservative Party and Autobiograpjy Minister Stephen Harperand was featured at a campaign rally praising Harper by calling him “wonderful to the country. He writes about his time as a kid in Canada and getting to the NHL, all the while tracing his personal and professional career.


Archived from the original on December 30, I had other Gretzky books in my collection, but this was my favourite. The NHL retired his jersey number 99 league-wide, making him the only player to receive such an honour. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I love it how all the hockey players have It’s a very easy read, not the hardest book in the world.

No running, hiking, or bench pressing. Retrieved August 8, Freedom Gretzkg of Ontario. Lists with This Book. Another talks about his father Walter’s career with Bell Canada, and an amusing anecdote about a woman who railed at him about his son before finding out who he is. He made an immediate impact on the ice, scoring on his first shot on goal in the first regular season game.

Gretzky by Wayne Gretzky and Rick Reilly

I can’t tell you how many times I read this as a child I had a bit of a crush. I thought it was so insightful and funny. Archived from the original on September 4, He went to PragueCzech Republic and was part of the presentation team.

Louis Blues captain Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Retrieved May 22, You saw him but when you reached out to grab him your hands felt gretzkj, maybe just a chill. He was adept at dodging checks from opposing players, and consistently anticipated where the puck was going to be and executed the right move at the right time.

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Bidders for the club had indicated that Gretzky would no longer be associated with the team after it emerged from bankruptcy, and on September 24,Gretzky stepped vretzky as head coach and head of hockey operations of the Coyotes.

Retrieved August 10, Retrieved November 29, United States Hockey Hall of Fame.

But unless you’re Canadian, you’ll feel anxious for him to get back to hockey. Also a few major records he broke.

Sometimes he will release the puck before he appears to be ready, threading the pass through a maze of players precisely to the blade of a teammate’s stick, or finding a chink in a goaltender’s armour and slipping the puck into it … before the goaltender is ready to react. Sports Illustrateded. May 19, Chris Schaffer rated it liked it Shelves: