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Wayne talks with Oilers TV on the NHL Awards Magenta Carpet.
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NHL Eastern Conference Final: Defending champs have a tough foe in the underdog

In a wild and whacky first round, the Eastern Conference competitors spent long shifts and more overtimes than we could count trying to tear each other to pieces. In Round 2, however, nuanced ways to settle old rivalries took shape. Now, just two squads remain. One team, the underdog from the previous round. The second, the defending champs. Here is a look at the rosters gearing...
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May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky has fitting reaction to Ducks beating his Oilers in OT (VIDEO)

The Edmonton Oilers saw a 2-0 series lead slip away on Wednesday night, as they fell to the Anaheim Ducks at Rogers Place in overtime, 4-3. Edmonton jumped out to a 2-0 lead, and seemed to have a strangehold on the series, but then the Ryan Getzlaf show began. He scored or assisted on all four goals (two goals, two assists), and the Ducks stole the momentum and evened the series...
Via The Sports Daily
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Sixteen NHL goalies that carried their teams to the Stanley Cup Final

Big goals are the big standouts when it comes to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. But to make it all the way to the Final, it also takes an out-of-this-world performance from the player between the pipes. And sometimes, the goaltender ends up being the leader of a championship run. Here are 16 netminders who carried their teams to the Stanley Cup Final.
May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

5 best things from Shaq’s statue unveiling ceremony

Shaquille O’Neal became the eighth person to have a statue in their likeness outside Staples Center in Los Angeles, and in true Shaq form, the ceremony brought lots of awesomeness.After spending the first four seasons of his NBA career with the Orlando Magic, O’Neal signed with the Lakers as a free agent in 1996. He would go on to play eight seasons in Los Angeles, helping them...
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March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 3/23: Team USA wins their first WBC title

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for our WBC championship hangover to wear off. Happy birthday to Jason Kidd, Mark Buehrle, Kyrie Irving and  Maurice Jones-Drew. On this date in 1994 Wayne Gretzky scored his 802th goal breaking Gordie Howe...
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March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky rookie card sells for record-high $465,000

When I was younger, I had a baseball card collection. My best friend did too, and it branched out into football. Just about everyone I knew had a baseball card collection, but there was one kid in my neighborhood who went against the grain and focused his attention on hockey trading cards. Silly, right? Well, maybe he wasn’t so crazy after all, because he could very well have a...
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August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky thinks NHL should retire Gordie Howe’s No. 9 league-wide

Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky has recently been vocal following the death of Gordie Howe, who passed away at age 88 last Friday. Gretzky, known as ‘The Great One’ throughout hockey circles, credits Howe as being a major idol in his life and feels that the NHL could best honor his memory by bestowing one of the highest honors in sports: by retiring his jersey number throughout...
Via The Comeback
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky writes touching tribute to Gordie Howe

If there’s one person who can give some great perspective on Gordie Howe’s impact on the sport of hockey, it’s Wayne Gretzky. On Saturday, Gretzky published a first-person essay on TIME.com called “Gordie Howe Was My Idol.” The NHL’s all-time leading scorer discusses his relationship with Howe, and the tribute also features several great anecdotes. Gretzky begins by...
Via The Comeback
June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wayne Gretzky left hanging on kiss cam

Over his career, Wayne Gretzky won nine Hart Trophies for the NHL’s most valuable player, 10 Art Ross Trophies for most points in a season, two Conn Smythe Trophies for playoff MVP and five Lester B. Pearson (now called Ted Lindsay) Awards for most outstanding player according to his fellow players. Oh, he also became a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame immediately after retiring...
Via The Comeback
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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