April 18, 1999 – Gretzky’s Last Game

April 18, 1999 – Gretzky’s Last Game

Wayne Gretzky retired from the NHL on April 18, 1999. “The Great One” played his last game to a capacity crowd at Madison Square Garden against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

”…I’m going to miss it tremendously…It brought me endless moments and memories and great times.” Gretzky said in his retirement statement.

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