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    Both Gordie Howe and Wayne Gretzky have been very influential to the NHL and to the world. But which is more influential than the other. Gordie Howe grew up in a hard working family with little money. Growing up had had to battle through adversity on numerous occasions, including being cut from the first travel hockey team he tried out for. He went from not being good enough to make a kids team to arguably being the best player ever. Wayne Gretzky throughout his whole life was a talented hockey player

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    Wayne Douglas Gretzky also known as the great one was born on January 26, 1961, in Brantford, Canada. Ever since Gretzky was born his father wanted him to be a hockey player but his size discouraged him. He first received his pair of skates at the age of 3. Wayne first learned to skate a river near his grandfather's farm and at public rinks on weekends. But the rink that his father built in his backyard is the place where he really learned to skate. When Gretzky turned 6 he started to play organized

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    Wayne Douglas Gretzky was born January 26, 1961 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. He began skating at just two years old and was playing with older boys by six years old. Spending extreme amounts of hours on the ice, he was skilled enough to score 378 goals in his final year of peewee hockey. When he was a teenager, he was chosen third in the 1977 Ontario Major Junior Hockey League Midget draft, and played for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds where he was able to show his skills. He played for his home

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    Wayne Gretzky A Hero

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    Wayne Gretzky Marina and Maggie Wayne Gretzky wasn’t just one of the best hockey players of all time, he was also a hero to many around the world. He inspired many people by giving them the opportunity to play and learn about hockey and by being one of the best hockey players in the world, as well as a good role model. Gretzky even said the commonly known phrase “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” (Gretzky). Also, thousands of children around the world look up to him as their hero. He

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    well as the world famous Mr. Wayne Gretzky. Wayne Gretzky is a former National League Hockey (NHL) all-star and International hockey star. Many say he is the best hockey player of all time. He was the

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    From the moment Wayne Gretzky strapped on his first pair of skates at the age of two, he has been known as one of the best players ever to play in the National Hockey League and is known worldwide. Like many other professional hockey players, Gretzky was born in Canada, Ontario, Canada on January 26, 1961. At six years old, he was already playing hockey with older kids and when he played in peewee, he dominated. His final year of peewee, he scored an astonishing 378 goals. As Gretzky grew up, he continued

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    Canadian hockey players out there. One of them is Wayne Gretzky. Former National Hockey League (NHL) star Wayne Douglas Gretzky, was born on January 26th, 1961 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Gretzky was only two years, ten months when he skated on ice for the very first time. Playing hockey first in his backyard, than on minor teams, finally the NHL, and now a legend, defines him as a legendary hockey player. There are many reasons as to why Gretzky was known as “The Great One.” His goals, assists

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    Wayne Gretzky Not many people can argue that Wayne Gretzky dominated the game every time he stepped on the ice. No player is rewarded the name, "The Great One", for no reason, and he has proven that since his first year in the NHL. Wayne Gretzky is by far

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    success. Just remember, there is a first time for everything. All you need to do is try. And then try again. Wayne Gretzky is a great example of why you shouldn’t give up, but simply retry. He is one of the greatest National Hockey players of all times. He has a successful career, but also knows about failing. His advice in life is “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” - Wayne Gretzky. The expert at anything has failed at one point in life. So we shouldn’t expect success to be

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    the all you can eat Eric buffet, “Hockey Legend Wayne Gretzky” skated up and iced the undead and used the phrase, “you need to cool down”. Hold up let’s just take a moment to recognize that Wayne Gretzky was introduced into my life like he is coming onto a 90’s sitcom. “Wait hold on”, I say “there wasn’t even ice here a minute ago, It’s July”. “Don’t worry about it” he replied “ hold onto my jersey”. Well I wasn’t expecting to be pulled by Wayne Gretzky down the streets of Manhattan but then again

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