Number 99 was Wayne Gretzky's jersey number. There were others before him, but there will not be any after. Wayne's number 99 was the first and I believe only number to be retired by NHL. A lot of players have their number retired by their teams, but his was the first, number 99, to be retired by the League.
#99. When he retired, the National Hockey League retired his number across the whole league. 99 99
Wayne Gretzky is the only person to have ever worn a jersey with number 99.
Wayne Gretzky. The number 99 was retired league wide in honor of his achievements.
Rick Dudley, Wayne Gretzky and Wilf Paiement have all worn the number 99. The number 99 was retired league wide in the NHL when Wayne Gretzky retired in 1999.
First off, what does that have to do with math. Second, yes, there is a limit. Hockey jersey numbers can not go higher than 99. Same with virtually every other sport.
Rick Dudley, Wilf Paiement and Wayne Gretzky.
19 and 9 are the two most commonly used numbers in hockey
Wayne Gretzky #99 is considered the best hockey player in history by most historians. If speaking of currently active hockey players, opinions differ, but include Sidney Crosby, Steven Stamkos, Alex Ovechkin among others.