Wayne Gretzky is a celebrated Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach. Gretzky is nicknamed as ‘The Great One’ and is considered to be the unrivalled player the game has ever produced. His career spanned for approximately two decades during which he played for four separate teams. He holds the position of being the player with the most number of goals. He also held 61 NHL records at the time of his retiral. Immediately after he announced his retirement, he was inducted in the ‘Hockey Hall Of Fame’. Till date the legend holds sixty of the sixty-one records that he made during his glorious career at the ‘National Hockey League’. Wayne Gretzky was a hockey prodigy who had it all. We bring to you a corpus of some of the most notable thoughts and opinions that the renowned player shared both on-field and off-field. Let us see what we can learn from the sayings and quotes by Wayne Gretzky.
At the end of the day everybody lost. We almost crippled our industry. It was very disappointing what happened.
Wayne Douglas Gretzky
I think sports for kids is the greatest thing in the world because it teaches you how to share, about winning and losing and pressure. But I don't think you should force your kid to become a professional athlete.
When I broke into professional hockey at 17 I was told that I was too small and too slow and I wouldn't make the NHL. Now it's kind of flip-flopped and the sense is I can't be a good coach because I was a great athlete.