Wayne Gretzky’s Rookie Card Sells For $1.3 Million

The “Great One” continues to set records even long after his playing career is over.  His 1979 O-Pee-Chee Wayne Gretzky rookie card just sold for a record $1.3 million.  This is now the most expensive hockey card to have been sold and the first one to sell for over $1 million.  In my opinion, Gretzky is the GOAT, so this card selling for this price doesn’t surprise me.  Wayne Gretzky won eight consecutive MVP and a record total of nine that might not ever be broken.  He won 4 Stanley Cups while playing in Edmonton.

 

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Five Pieces The Jets Could Add Ahead Of Deadline Day

The NHL Trade Deadline is fast approaching — here are five names the Jets should target

*Author’s note: While I was writing this piece, the Jets acquired centre Cody Eakin from the Vegas Golden Knights for a conditional fourth-round pick.  This may make some of the centres I suggest below seem a bit redundant, but with the injuries to Bryan Little and Adam Lowry, further bolstering the centre position isn’t necessarily a bad thing and I still believe some of the suggested names make sense. [Read more…]

It’s Time For The NHL To Get Rid Of The “Limited No-Trade Clause”

The NHL and NHLPA need to come to an agreement on getting rid of “Limited No-Trade Clause”.

I know Gary Bettman likes to think he can con the average fan into thinking that there is parity in the National Hockey League BUT he isn’t fooling anybody.  Most of us don’t buy it.  NO, I’m not going on my annual rant on how awarding three points in some games and two points in other games is a joke and creates FAKE parity. Surprise, surprise.   [Read more…]

Random Thoughts On The Winnipeg Jets: Jan. 5

Things about the Winnipeg Jets and the NHL that crossed my mind over the weekend —

Some things that crossed my mind this past week about the Winnipeg Jets and the National Hockey League.

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