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Wayne Gretzky Hespeler Autographed Stick Unused - #197/399
Lot #503

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Wayne Gretzky Hespeler Autographed Stick Unused - #197/399
Lot #503

This Hespeler 5500 hockey stick was personally signed by Wayne Gretzky and is the model stick he was using when playing for the New York Rangers. Gretzky is considered to be the greatest hockey player of all time. His career achievements do nothing to dispel those opinions. He is the record holder in more categories than there is room to list. Some of his more important accomplishments are: All-time leader in regular season goals 894, assists 1963, points 2857, playoff goals 122, playoff assists 260 and playoff points 382. He holds the single season marks for goals 92, assists 163 and points 215. His trophy case includes 4 Stanley Cups, 5 Lady Byng Trophies for the combination of sportsmanship and high ability, 1 Lester Patrick Trophy for outstanding service to hockey in the United States, 5 Lester B. Pearson awards as the NHL’s outstanding player, 10 Art Ross Trophies for leading the NHL in scoring, 2 Conn Smythe Trophies as playoff MVP and 9 Hart Memorial Trophies as the league’s MVP. Gretzky was 15 times a 1st or 2nd team NHL All Star and played in 18 NHL All Star games. He proudly represented Team Canada in the 1981, 84, 87 and 91 Canada Cups, the 1996 World Cup and the Olympics. Immediately upon his retirement from hockey, the normal waiting period having been waived, Wayne was unanimously elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

This Hespeler stick has the player name “Gretzky” stamped on the side. The stick is unused and untaped. Wayne has beautifully signed the blade. The stick is numbered 197/399. It is uncracked and in beautiful condition.