The "Gretzky was protected" myth.
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06-27-2008, 03:04 PM
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Alexandria, VA
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Actually he says the exact opposite.
I went ahead and scanned the pages from his autobiography to prove it because I wanted it in his own words.....
....O.K. ....now's the point where all the conspiracy people say;
"Oh...well...o.k., I was wrong about Gretz, but he's full of it anyway! Everybody else admits it though!"
....Onward and upward....
Gretzky said the hardest player to play against was Esa Tikkanen because he knew him so well and because Tik was so quick.
Bobby Clarke said Gretz was better than Bobby Orr because Clarke knew where Orr was going, but couldn't stop him. With Gretz, he didn't even know where he was coming from in the first place.
Stopping Gretzky was done successfully by the better thinkers.
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