American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Gretzky, 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.
- n. high-scoring Canadian ice-hockey player (born in 1961)
“Gretzky is coach of a bankrupt team on its way from Phoenix to Hamilton, Ontario.”
“Phoenix coach Wayne Gretzky is disappointed in his goaltender's recent play, expressing concern that Bryzgalov might be getting tired.”
“Wayne Gretzky is right on when he says that league parity is one major reason there are so many upsets in the early rounds of the playoffs.”
“Wayne Gretzky is suffering in the desert and without goaltending help, it will get hotter.”
“Wayne Gretzky is the only other teenager to reach 200 points, reaching the mark shortly before his 20th birthday.”
“Gretzky is coaching in Phoenix much like he played, with an understated intensity that he demands from his players.”
“Wayne Gretzky is the obvious number one selection from this list, but with only six to be selected, the fans had some tough choices.”
“Gretzky is headed for Edmonton and the outdoor Heritage Classic matchup between Edmonton and Montreal in a regular-season game before some 54,000 people.”
“Part of that discovery of other sports in Gretzky's view might just be how much a kid loves hockey and misses it when he's not playing.”
“After an ineffective night against Buffalo, the Sabres 'Vaclav Varada said it was easy for the Sabres' checking line to contain Gretzky because he just skated around the neutral zone.”
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