What WHA team did gretzky play for?

Updated: 10/23/2022
User Avatar

Wiki User

12y ago

Best Answer

He played for the Oilers in the WHA.

User Avatar

Wiki User

12y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What WHA team did gretzky play for?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

What team did Wayne Gretzky play for in college?

Wayne Gretzky did not play in college. He played for a few different teams in juniors in Canada before the WHA/NHL.

When did Wayne Gretzky join the WHA?

Gretzky joined the Indianapolis Racers of the WHA in 1978.

When did Wayne Gretzky get signed by the Edmonton Oilers?

Wayne Gretzky was never drafted. He had a WHA contract with the Indianapolis Racers. In 1979 when the WHA merged with the NHL the NHL team associated was allowed to keep 2 players from their WHA team. Gretzky was obviously a choice for Edmonton and was therefore never drafted into the NHL.

Wayne Gretzky's first NHL Game?

Gretzky's first pro game was in 1978-79 season with the Indianapolis Racers of the WHA. He was traded to the Edmonton Oilers also of the WHA the same season. The 1979-80 season the WHA was absorbed by the NHL. Dave

What actors and actresses appeared in Remembering the WHA - 2010?

The cast of Remembering the WHA - 2010 includes: Timothy Gassen as himself Wayne Gretzky as himself

What year did Wayne Gretzky graduate?

Wayne Gretzky was never drafted into the NHL. In 1978 he was signed to the Indianapiolas Racers of the WHA (World Hockey Assosication). He was soon after traded to the Edmonton Oilers, which were then also part of the WHA. In 1979, the WHA folded and the Oilers transferred to the NHL. Most players were sent into the entry draft, but due to a specialty in his contract, Gretzky enjoyed the luxury of staying with the Oilers. Gretzky was also never drafted into the WHA. The NHL regulations say no team can sign a player under 20 years old. The WHA allowed this, so Gretzky just signed with the Racers instead of being drafted.

What team did Wayne Gretzky play for after he played for the La kings?

st.louis blues

Did Gretzky play for the Rangers?

Yes the last team he played for was the NY Rangers.

How many times did Wayne Gretzky get drafted?

Wayne Was Drafted Twice, Once to the WHA and Once to the NHL.

Did Wayne Gretzky ever play in the Olympics?

Wayne Gretzky did play in the Olympics in 1998 in Nagano. He managed the team in 2002 in Salt Lake City where Canada won gold. There was no winter Olympics in 2000.

What was Wayne Gretzky drafted in the NHL?

Wayne Gretzgy was never drafted. He was originally signed by the Indianapolis Racers of the WHA in 1978. The Racers sold his contract to the Oilers because of financial problems. The WHA merged with the NHL in 1979.

What was Wayne Gretzky last team?

Gretzky last played for the New York Rangers.