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Wayne Gretzky turns 60 and everyone wishes him a ‘Great’ birthday

Legends by no means actually age however on Tuesday, Wayne Gretzky aka “The Nice One” hit a reasonably large milestone. The Hockey Corridor of Famer, and arguably the best participant to placed on skates, turned the large 6-0.

A winner of 4 Stanley Cups with the Oilers, 9 Hart Trophies, 10 Artwork Ross’ and two Conn Smythe’s, Gretzky notched 2,857 factors (894 targets and 1,963 assists) in 1,487 video games. By turning one other yr older, according to the NHL, he matched his NHL-best 60-game point-scoring streak that went from the top of the 1982-83 season (began on March 13, 1983) by means of Jan. 27, 1984 (sooner or later after his twenty third birthday). He additionally potted 60 hat tricks during his career β€” 50 within the common season and 10 within the playoffs. 

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When he hung up his skates in 1998, Gretzky retired holding (or sharing) 61 NHL information. Since then, he misplaced two (regular-season time beyond regulation assists and All-Star sport assists) however gained again points-per-game common β€” which leaves him with? You guessed it, 60. 

With the large birthday, the hockey and sports activities world despatched b-day needs to the GOAT.

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