October 20, 2016

"The OK One, Not Even The Good One"

Wayne Gretzky gets the line of the day today.

The 55 year old says this weekend's Heritage Classic alumni game between the Edmonton Oilers and Winnipeg Jets is likely his last game.

"I'll play the outdoor game, that probably could be one of my last games," Gretzky said. "I don't skate a lot or get out there. I only have a couple of more of those games in me, I can guarantee you that."

Then Gretzky revealed how little he skates these days.

"I have a bag of equipment, and I skate once a year and when I put mine back in the garage, I say, 'That was a lot of fun, I need to do that again,' and I don't get it out for another year," he said.

"I'm just not as good as I used to be, I'm the really the OK One now, not even Good One."

Gretzky will always The Great One to us.

Gretzky added, "“I told my son ‘You know the ice at the old arena was much faster.’ My son said ‘Dad, I think it’s you, not the ice.’"

In related news, Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun tells us Gretzky's finger prints are all over the Heritage Classic.

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