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06/10/1988 Gretzky's first game with the Kings

Wayne Gretzky spent 20 seasons playing in the NHL for 4 teams. After joining the 2nd one, the LA Kings, he was named their alternate captain. Gretzky made an impact right from the start, scoring from his 1st shot in the 1st regular season game. The fan attendance and interest in hockey saw an increase.


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  • Personal 

  • Member of sportsteam 

  • Early years 

  • World Hockey Association 

  • NHL career 

  • International play 

  • Skills and influences 

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  • Legacy 

  • Career statistics