Wayne Gretzky

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Noun1.Wayne Gretzky - high-scoring Canadian ice-hockey player (born in 1961)
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Other Canadian figures included Jim Carey, Celine Dionne, Tim Horton, Wayne Gretsky, Sir Frederick Banting, Ellen Page, Rachel McAdam, Terry Fox and Seth Rogan.
The hockey great Wayne Gretsky claimed that his success owed to his ability to go to where the puck was going to be, not where it was.
Johnson (right with trophy) celebrated his US Open win with his toddler son Tatum running onto the green alongside his fiancee Paulina Gretsky - but only after officials reviewed a potentially costly incident on the fifth green.
Janet Jones, a wellknown actress and Playboy model, was cheering on her husband Wayne Gretsky on this night when a New York Giants team-mate of Wayne made such a heavy hit on an opponent the victim crashed through a plexi-glass protective screen and knocked Janet unconscious.
Gretsky Has long given the impression he's well handicapped over hurdles as he boasts a rating of 88 on the Flat and he has a mark of only 93 over hurdles.
With exhilaration propelling his words, he said: "I'm a New York all-American sports kid and Pele was the equivalent to me, the first time I saw him on the field, of [NBA star] Michael Jordan, [NHL legend] Wayne Gretsky and [American football icon] Joe Namath.
David Hafler, a Yale neurologist and immunobiologist who has worked with Sabeti, compares her to hockey star Wayne Gretsky, who was once asked why he always seemed to be at the spot in the rink where the action was taking place.
Using his unique style, James Lumbers has painted some of the worlds great Sports Heroes, Gordie Howe, Wayne Gretsky and Joe Montana.
A prime example of an athlete who is a kinesthetic is Wayne Gretsky.
Good reporters need to be like good athletes: like Wayne Gretsky, they need to know where the puck is going to be, and not going through life just chasing the puck.
He grew up with a deeply nationalistic vision of Canada--he has maple leaves strewn all over his bedroom, he has a shrine to Wayne Gretsky, he's the quintessential young Canadian.
Hockey great Wayne Gretsky frequently told reporters that the key to scoring goals was not to skate to the puck but rather to skate to where the puck was going to be.