If Gretzky got back in shape and came back to the NHL...
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11-18-2008, 11:09 PM
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No. But lol at the attempt. There is no way one's body and senses can be "as intact" in their 40s, or soon to be 50s, as they were in one's 20s. It would probably take him atleast 3 years of dedicated training to get back to a physical level he would be confident enough to jump on the ice at. By then he's 50, everyone around him is younger, faster, bigger, stronger, and sharper having played uninterrupted for years previous... Bet you he would still look decent skating around in practice though. Or against the Asian League.
your answer makes no sense, the thread is titled "if gretzky got back in shape..." so there would be no transition, he would already be in shape... the thread assumes he is back in shape again, so your whole "3 years to get back to a physical level" disregarded the whole thread premis...
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