Gretz·ky(grĕt′skē), Wayne Born 1961.
Canadian hockey player. A center mainly for the Edmonton Oilers (1978-1988) and Los Angeles Kings (1989-1995), he became the National Hockey League's all-time leading scorer in 1989 and the all-time leading scorer in North American professional hockey in 1999.
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