When the sports world nicknames you "The Great One", you know you've got some mad skills. In the world of hockey, Wayne Gretzky's were the maddest of them all. Generally considered the greatest of all time at his sport, Gretzky has nearly 1,000 more career points than the next closest player on the list (who played nearly 300 more games than Gretzky). He is the all-time leader in goals (1,016) and assists (2,223) for a career and for a season. Gretzky also has 4 Stanley Cup wins.
Wayne Douglas Gretzky is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach. He played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for four teams from 1979 to 1999. Nicknamed 'The Great One', he has been called 'the greatest hockey player ever' by many sportswriters, players, and the NHL itself.
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