Wayne Gretzky retires from hockey

Wayne Gretzky retires from hockey

NYP99041902 - 19 APRIL 1999 - NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky is all smiles during practice before a game between his New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins, April 18. The Penguins won, 2-1. After the game Gretzky, who is retiring, skated around the ice several times to receive honors from fans for 20-years of hockey. iw/rg/Ralph Ginzburg UPI.