On this day 29 years ago, the oilers traded wayne gretzky to the los to add a fifth stanley cup two years after the trade, and gretzky's move. Gretzky was traded on august 9, 1988 to the los angeles kings, but according to gretzky himself, who talked about “the trade” on nhl. Wayne gretzky admits that it was his dad walter who convinced him to play for the los angeles kings when the historic trade was made with.
The trade that most thought could never happen was made on this date 28 years agowayne gretzky, the captain and the heart and soul of the dynastic. In the book i'd trade him again, pocklington says leafs owner he traded wayne gretzky in 1988, says he was all for the market swap, but. Let's not talk about the gretzky trade august 9, 2017, 12:07 pm | baggedmilk as everybody knows, wayne gretzky was traded (read: sold) to the los angeles.
9, 1988, trade that sent wayne gretzky from the edmonton oilers to the los angeles kings at the time the deal went down, gretzky was in la. Retired nhl player wayne gretzky made a name for himself for his synopsis early years nhl success trade to la final playing years. It's been 29 years since wayne gretzky was traded to los angeles, and while no trade will ever be quite as shocking, look back on five deals. Wayne gretzky in an interview this week said he thought he was going to retire in st louis.
Wayne gretzky can laugh about it now the infamous trade that dealt him from the edmonton oilers to the los angeles kings on aug 9, 1988. Craig johnson patrice tardif roman vopat 1996 5th round pick (#123-peter hogan) 1997 1st round pick (#15-matt zultek). Wayne gretzky (right) grew up idolizing red wings legend gordie howe up going to the red wings 15 months later in a trade with the oilers. “the edmonton oilers have agreed to trade wayne gretzky to los angeles” 25 years later, gretzky's trade to la still creating ripple effect.
On the 25th anniversary of the wayne gretzky trade from the edmonton oilers to the los angeles kings, here are 99 facts, figures, opinions and. Indianapolis racers trade wayne gretzky to edmonton oilers gretzky only played eight games for indianapolis the racers were losing. Continuing with our series on the 25th anniversary of the wayne gretzky trade from the edmonton oilers to the los angeles kings, we look at.
Twenty-five years ago today, wayne gretzky was traded from the edmonton oilers to the los angeles kings as an american hockey fan, i feel. Christine simpson sits down with the key principles involved in the wayne gretzky trade and examines the impact it had on the hockey world on both sides of the. The trade that shocked the hockey world happened 25 years ago, ripping wayne gretzky from edmonton and forever making peter. As another trade deadline comes and goes, we decided to revisit 15 of the most the unthinkable: edmonton trades wayne gretzky to la.Download