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Wayne Gretzky Quotes Puck, Michael Scott, Teamwork, The office, Life & Success! One of Canada’s greatest hockey players, Wayne Douglas Gretzky, is a true legend. With all of his abilities and dedication, he earned “The Great One” for himself. Wayne is mainly regarded as the best hockey player of all time, and with a good cause since he is the NHL’s all-time top scorer. He was born on January 26th, 1961.

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At the age of two, Wayne held a hockey stick for the first time. At age six, he was playing with teens in his neighborhood. In 1979, Wayne made his NHL debut, despite being just 17 years old at the time. A stunning 137 points earned him the league’s ‘Most Valuable Player award, dispelling any doubts about his abilities.

After scoring 50 goals in 39 games in the 1981-82 season, he established a new record. He had a career-high 92 goals and 120 assists for a total of 212 points after the season. Wayne’s participation in the club accelerated the team’s rise to the top of the NHL standings. Wayne became one of the finest players in terms of goals and points in 1986. Canada, a hockey-obsessed country, was ecstatic by Wayne’s outstanding performance.

The ‘Los Angeles Kings’ made their first appearance for Wayne in the 1988 season. For the first season, he served as the team’s alternate captain. During his final season in 1998-99, he eclipsed Goldie Howe’s goal-scoring milestone of 1071 goals. He was the ‘Phoenix Coyotes’ head coach from 2001 to 2009. For his work with the Oilers Entertainment Group, he was elected vice-chairman and partner in October 2016. Wayne is now running his own restaurant company in Canada.

Best Wayne Gretzky Quotes

1. “When you win, say nothing, when you lose say less.” – Wayne Gretzky

2. “It’s easier to lose than to win.” – Wayne Gretzky

3. “It’s just amazing how many companies suddenly want you to hold up their products after you’ve held up the Stanley Cup.” – Wayne Gretzky

4. “You know, I’ve held women and babies and jewels and money, but nothing will ever feel as good as holding that Cup.” – Wayne Gretzky

5. “And people who know me would tell you that away from hockey I’m really not that competitive.” – Wayne Gretzky

6. “Competitive spirit is still at a premium. The more you win, the better you play, the more money you make, so they all have that in mind.” – Wayne Gretzky

7. “I’m probably the only guy in hockey who can win a scoring title and everybody is saying I had a bad year. I don’t worry about it.” – Wayne Gretzky

8. “I think the greatest thing about playing obviously is winning, and you can’t replace that experience with anything.” – Wayne Gretzky

9. “I knew at a young age, whether I was playing baseball or hockey or lacrosse, that my teammates were counting on me, whether it be to strike the last batter out in a baseball game or score a big goal in a hockey game.” – Wayne Gretzky

10. “I think that from the time you start playing sports as a child you see that your responsibility to your team is to play the best that you can play as an individual… and yet, not take anything away from being part of a team.” – Wayne Gretzky

11. “When I was 5 and playing against 11-year-olds, who were bigger, stronger, faster, I just had to figure out a way to play with them.” – Wayne Gretzky

12. “Look at guys like Larry Bird and George Brett and John McEnroe; that’s what they did in their careers. They all wanted to be the guy under the microscope late in the game or late in the match. So you just take on that know-how that that’s part of your responsibility, and you learn that’s what makes it exciting. That’s what makes it fun!” – Wayne Gretzky

13. “I get a feeling about where a teammate is going to be. A lot of times, I can turn and pass without even looking.” – Wayne Gretzky

14. “I don’t think any, one person will ever be bigger than the game.” – Wayne Gretzky

15. “When you’re playing an exhibition, you’re kind of letting everyone get an opportunity.” – Wayne Gretzky

16. “You’ll never catch me bragging about goals, but I’ll talk all you want about my assists.” – Wayne Gretzky

17. “Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.” – Wayne Gretzky

18. “The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it. – Wayne Gretzky

19. “The day I stop giving is the day I stop receiving. The day I stop learning is the day I stop growing.” – Wayne Gretzky

20. “Only one thing is ever guaranteed, that is that you will definitely not achieve the goal if you don’t take the shot.” – Wayne Gretzky

21. “The only way a kid is going to practice is if it’s total fun for him… and it was for me.” – Wayne Gretzky

22. “If you surround yourself with quality people and great friends, the sky’s the limit.” – Wayne Gretzky

23. “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” – Wayne Gretzky

24. “No matter who you are, we’re creatures of habit. The better your habits are, the better they will be in pressure situations.” – Wayne Gretzky

25. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

26. “I don’t like my hockey sticks touching other sticks, and I don’t like them crossing one another, and I kind of have them hidden in the corner. I put baby powder on the ends. I think it’s essentially a matter of taking care of what takes care of you.” – Wayne Gretzky

27. “Not doing it is certainly the best way to not getting it.” – Wayne Gretzky

28. “It really doesn’t matter or concern me what people are saying or who thinks who is the favorite. The bottom line is you have to play.” – Wayne Gretzky

29. “People, in general, want to build somebody up and then try to knock them down. They always root for the underdog.” – Wayne Gretzky

30. “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.” – Wayne Gretzky

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