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Wayne Gretzky Quotes

Wayne Gretzky
I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.
Wayne Gretzky
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Wayne Gretzky
I wasn't naturally gifted in terms of size and speed; everything I did in hockey I worked for, and that's the way I'll be as a coach.
Wayne Gretzky
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Wayne Gretzky
The only way a kid is going to practice is if it's total fun for him... and it was for me.
Wayne Gretzky
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Wayne Gretzky
You miss 100% of the shots you never take.
Wayne Gretzky
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Wayne Gretzky
There's no perfect coach in the world. Coaches are human, too. Mistakes are made. But, fundamentally, if you're sound, you eliminate as many mistakes as possible.
Wayne Gretzky
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Wayne Gretzky
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
Wayne Gretzky
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Wayne Gretzky
I don't like my hockey sticks touching other sticks, and I don't like them crossing one another, and I kind of have them hidden in the corner. I put baby powder on the ends. I think it's essentially a matter of taking care of what takes care of you.
Wayne Gretzky
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Wayne Gretzky
We don't have the depth or the skill level of Detroit so our work ethic has to be as high as theirs. Obviously, the first part of the game it wasn't . . . .Quite frankly it looked like we were enjoying the fruits of Thursday night's victory (over Dallas) too much.
Wayne Gretzky
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Wayne Gretzky
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
Wayne Gretzky
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Wayne Gretzky
If I bet on sports ? I would never embarrass Team Canada or the country or hockey ? I would phone (NHL commissioner) Gary Bettman and Bob Nicholson right now and say you know what, I resign, it's over, even if I made a $1 bet.
Wayne Gretzky
#Canada

Wayne Gretzky
It's not my call. You have to ask those guys. I'm retired. You're asking the wrong guy. I would tell you honestly I couldn't play with a visor. But that doesn't mean I have all the answers.
Wayne Gretzky
#Ask

Wayne Gretzky
The fact 400 guys are thinking about [doing] it is a good start and a nice tribute to their mothers.
Wayne Gretzky
#Mothers

Wayne Gretzky
When your leading goal scorer and your best player has 15 goals, you've got to play airtight. When we play airtight, we're a tough team to play against. When we believe that we can throw pucks in the middle, backhand passes, plays like that - and it's not one guy, it's a group effort - then we're in trouble.
Wayne Gretzky
#Goals

Wayne Gretzky
We worked hard and took a lot of pride in that for the first 35 games, and we were killing big penalties at crucial times. It's been non-existent these last three losses.
Wayne Gretzky
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Wayne Gretzky
He works harder than any athlete I've ever been around as far as off-season conditioning goes. He's a maniac . . . I see him playing another three years no question. He could be our ( Julio ) Franco .
Wayne Gretzky
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Wayne Gretzky
In our game, every now and then we get very lucky that we get a true superstar, great team leader and great person -- and he's that guy,
Wayne Gretzky
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Wayne Gretzky
In a lot of ways he reminds me of ( Mark ) Messier . He's solid. He's hard. He just wants to win.
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Wayne Gretzky
The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
Wayne Gretzky
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