Wayne Gretzky retired from hockey in 1999, but returned for one final alumni game with the alumni oilers vs the alumni canadiens in the first nhl outdoor game in 2003
Gretzky retired in 1999
After playing for the Oliers, Wayne Gretzky played eight seasons for the LA Kings, one season for the St. Louis Blues, and three seasons for the New York Rangers. After retiring in 1999, Gretzky became Managing Partner, Alternate Governor, and Head Coach for the Phoenix Coyotes.
Gretzky was inducted into the HHOF in 1999.
Wayne Gretzky played for the Edmonton Oilers from 1979-1988; the Los Angeles Kings from 1988-1996; the St. Louis Blues in 1996 (18 games); and the New York Rangers from 1996-1999. He is currently the Head Coach of the Phoenix Coyotes.
ESPN SportsCentury - 1999 Wayne Gretzky was released on: USA: 10 November 2000
Wayne Gretzky played for the Indianapolis Racers(1978-1979), then the Edmonton Oilers (1979-1988) then the Los Angeles King(1988-1996) then the St.Louis Blues(1996) and finally for the New York Rangers (1996-1999). He retired after the 1998-99 season.
Wayne Gretzky retired in 1999. His last game was a 2-1 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on April 18, 1999
I don't believe there were any errors in the spelling of his name for any 1998-1999 or 1999-2000 Upper Deck Gretzky cards according to the Beckett price guide. I have a Wayne Gretzky card, upper deck #40, his name is mispelled, wondering if this a real or not??
he retired in 1999. You know . . . '99'
He retired from playing in 1999.
1999 is when he retired
Wayne Gretzky played from 1979-1999 appearing in 1487 games and accumulated 577 penalty minutes.
1999. April 18
Before the 1999-2000 season.
Wayne Gretsky was 38 when he played in his last game, on April 18, 1999.
1999 with the New York Rangers.
1999 for the new york rangers.
Wayne Gretzky played 20 seasons in the NHL. He played from 1978 to 1999.
Wayne Gretzky is a Canadian hockey player, famous for his impressive hockey skills. Regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time, he played from 1978 to 1999.
1978-1999 see Gretzky site: http://www.gretzky.com/
20 seasons 1979-1999
Wayne Gretzky has been retired since 1999. He last played for the New York Rangers.