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14/10/1979 NHL's greatest scorer Wayne Gretzky scores his first NHL goal

Wayne Gretzky is the leading scorer in the NHL history, with more goals and assists than any other player. At the time he retired, he held 61 NHL records. Although he was originally seen as too small to be a force in the league, in his first year, Gretzky won the Hart trophy for the league's most valuable player.


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  • Personal 

  • Member of sportsteam 

  • Early years 

  • World Hockey Association 

  • NHL career 

  • International play 

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