Wayne Gretzky

The great Gretzky


Wayne Gretzky played on 4 different teams in his long hockey career. He played for the Edmonton Oilers, Los Angeles Kings, St. Louis Blues and the New York Rangers.

New York Rangers

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Edmonton Oilers

The first team Gretzky played was the Edmonton Oilers. He played with them for 9 seasons, starting in 1979 and ending in 1988. On his third year with the Oilers he had the highest scoring season in his career. He scored 92 goals in his 1981-82 year. In the season 1983-1984 season Wayne finished with 295 career points. Though he did not know it at the time that would be the most points he scored in a single season. After his finial season in 1988 Gretzky was traded to the Los Angeles Kings.

Los Angeles Kings

Wayne played with the Kings for 7 years, starting in 1988 and playing until 1995. When Gretzky started with the Kings it was the teams first year in the NHL. In 1989 Gretzky beat Gordie Howeś record of 1,850 total career points. He finished his career with 2,857 points, beating Howeś record by 1,007 points.

St.Louis Blues

Gretzky played with the Blues for less than one season. He played 18 games and left the team with an unimpressive total of 8 goals scored. Before the 1996 season even ended Gretzky moved the the New York Rangers

New York Rangers

Wayne played for the Rangers for 3 years and finished his career in 1999. In his final season he managed to score only 9 goals. Unfortunately The Great Gretzky ended off on a bad note. Even though his last season was not the best, Wayne Gretzky was still a great hockey player.