Gretzky: Canada’s most famous hockey dad is dead

Gretzky: Kanadas berühmtester Hockey Dad ist tot

Walter Gretzky died at the age of 82. Not only his son, Wayne Gretzky also mourns.

Ice hockey superstars Wayne Gratitsky Mourns his father. Walter Gretzky He died on Thursday at the age of 82, as announced by the “Great One”. His father, who was the son of Belarus immigrants who were born in Canada, has fought valiantly against Parkinson’s and other health problems in recent years, but never let it disappoint him, Gretzky (60) Has written on Twitter.

Father was a major influence on Wayne

The best player in ice hockey history once again greatly influenced his father’s career. “That’s why I’m in I fell in love with ice hockey, it not only inspired me to be the best in ice hockey, but also in life, ”Gretzky wrote. His father was truly “The Great One” and “the most arrogant Canadian” he knew.

Walter Gretzky had always prepared an ice surface for his son in the back garden of the house in Brentford / Canada, where he worked primarily on his shooting technique. Gretzky, for who Edmonton oils, Los angeles kings, Saint louis blues And New york rangers Played, set nearly 50 records in National Hockey League (NHL) However, his best known goals most (92), assist (163) and scorer points (215) are his best points in a season (without play-offs). (SID / Red)

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