Wayne Douglas Gretzky's nickname says it all. Named as The Great One, he is arguably the greatest ice hockey player ever. Impressive on ice, professional in conduct, strong and quick on feet; this player had it all.Born on 26 January, 1961 in Ontario Canada, Gretzky was a hockey prodigy.
His first team comprised of ten-years-olds, where he fared better than his teammates-a feat he would regularly repeat throughout his professional career. Gretzky soon started scoring exponentially; netting as many as 1000 goals just when he was 13. (Inspirational Quotes)
"A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be."
"Ninety percent of hockey is mental and the other half is physical."
"Hockey is a unique sport in the sense that you need each and every guy helping each other and pulling in the same direction to be successful."