The best sniper and scorer in the history of the NHL took the ice after 13 years, but no points scored
Legendary canadian hockey player Wayne Gretzky played in a friendly match veterans for the first time since 2003, according to the official website of the NHL.
Veterans “Edmonton”, which was a 55-year-old Gretzky and Winnipeg on Saturday held a demonstration meeting in the framework of “Classic heritage”. A victory with the account 6:5 was won by the veterans of Winnipeg. The best sniper and scorer in NHL history could not be different effective actions.
“Mark Messier stepped on the ice and scored the first goal. Then he came back on the court and scored the second goal. I thought, “my God! He can still play!” commented on Gretzky the game of another famous canadian hockey player. – Wayne Gretzky here, no one will remember”.
“In two months I will be 56 years, he added. – Maybe it was my last match.”
The winning goal in the match, converting a penalty shot in the final seconds of the match, scored a 46-year-old Finn Teemu selanne, who has not allowed Russian national team to the semifinals at the Olympics in Sochi.
Note that the last time Gretzky played in a similar match in 2003, the first “Classic heritage”.