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He played for the Oilers in the WHA.

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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 get drafted?

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.

When did Wayne Gretzky join the WHA?

Gretzky joined the Indianapolis Racers of the WHA in 1978.

What year was Wayne Gretzky drafted to the NHL?

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.

Who did Wayne Gretzky play his first NHL game with?

WHA - Indianapolis Racers NHL - Edmonton Oilers

When was Wayne Gretzky's first 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 team did Wayne Gretzky play for in his rookin year?

Edmonton Oilers

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

Did Wayne Gretzky play on the Toronto Maple Leafs?

No. Gretzky did with play for the Toronto Nationals Junior B team. Gretzky was also considered a good enough baseball player that the Toronto Blue jays offered him a contract.

Did Gretzky play for the Rangers?

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

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

st.louis blues

What was the first hockey team Wayne Gretzky played on?

In 1978, he signed with the Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association (WHA), where he briefly played before being traded to the Edmonton Oilers

What lacrosse team did Wayne Gretzky play on?

The Brantford Warriors minor lacrosse association

What team did Wayne Gretzky play for the longest in nhl?

Gretzky played for the Edmonton Oilers for 10 seasons, longer than he played for any other team. He was with the LA Kings for only 8 seasons.

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 the first team that Wayne Gretzky play on?

In 1974-1975 he played for Brantford as his very first team. His first NHL team was the Oilers in 1979.

Who did Gretzky play for as a rookie?

His NHL rookie season began with the Edmonton Oilers in 1979. But, he started his professional career in the WHA with the Indianapolis Racers and was traded to Edmonton for Mark Messier.

Who scored the most goals in hockey?

The National Hockey League's all-time leader in regular-season goals is Wayne Gretzky, with 894. Prior to Gretzky, the league's most prolific scorer was Gordie Howe, who scored 801 goals. On March 23, 1994, Gretzky broke the record with goal number 802. Gretzky scored 122 goals in the Stanley Cup playoffs during his career, so if we include the postseason, he is also the NHL's all-time leader, with 1,016. For seven years, there was a second major league, the World Hockey Association. If we combine NHL and WHA totals, Howe comes out on top, with 975 (801 in the NHL, 174 in the WHA). In this category, Gretzky stands second, with 894 NHL goals and 46 in the WHA, for a total of 940. If we factor in playoffs in both the NHL and WHA, Gretzky comes out on top. He scored 10 postseason goals in his single WHA season, for a grand total of 1,072. Howe is right behind him. He scored 28 playoff goals in the WHA and 68 in the NHL, for a total of 1,071.

Did Gretzky play for team Canada in the Olympics?

Yes. Please refer to the Related Links.

What was Wayne Gretzky last team?

Gretzky last played for the New York Rangers.

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.

How may points did Wayne Gretzky have in his rookie season?

Gretzky had his rookie season in the WHA (Indianapolis Racers) and his first season in the NHL was in Edmonton but not his rookie season as the WHA was a pro league at the time. He had 137 points with the Oilers and missed getting the Art Ross Trophy as top scorer because Marcel Dionne of LA had more goals.

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Did Wayne Gretzky always want to play in the olympic?

Wayne Gretzky did not show a major interest to play in Olympic Hockey.