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The Great One's streak ends

On January 27, 1984, Edmonton Oiler’s legend Wayne Gretzky’s 51-game scoring streak came to a close in a 3-3 tie with the New Jersey Devils. He did not score the next day as the Oilers lost 4-2 to the Los Angeles Kings. 127 more words


Honky Our Way

We live near an arena and come winter my little boy loves to watch the ‘Honky’ boys come and go (I’m not one to encourage baby talk but his mispronunciation of hockey makes me giggle each time I hear it so I haven’t corrected him.   744 more words

Girls And Boys

Hockey musical is gone, but spoofy sand-and-surf tale remains

By Richard Ades

It was one busy week at the Garden Theater.

Last Wednesday, Short North Stage opened its first original work, The Great One… 566 more words


Hit the Ice

by Eric Meisberger,
LBPH Reader Advisor

Many of the staff here at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped are hockey fans. 278 more words

The 'Great One' only gets better with age, Gretzky turns 54

A newly minted Grandpa, Wayne Gretzky turned 54 on Monday and you have to wonder if anyone will ever match the career of “The Great One”. 191 more words


Happy Birthday, Great One!

Today is Wayne Gretzky’s birthday. He is 54 years old. Wayne is the favorite of my sports idols, and like my other three – John Elway, Jeff Gordon, and Cal Ripken, Jr. 100 more words

Wayne Gretzky

Today in History

Hello HFA

Here we are with another “Today in History” post.  I hope these little tidbits of history are both interesting and inspiring.

1482 - “Pentateuch” (Jewish Bible) 1st printed as a book in Bologna, Italy… 132 more words