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03-31-2012, 10:12 AM
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I met Walter Gretzky last night @ the NHL alumni game...

I know it's OT but I wanted to share with everyone... I met Walter Gretzky @ last night's NHL alumni game!! He was extremely nice. I got a picture & he signed my ticket. We talked for 10 minutes after. He left then came back a few minutes & he talked some more.

I'll put the picture in my avatar & the signed ticket on here once transfer them from my camera.

Wayne's brother was playing in the game, Rick Vive as well.

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have you ever seen the how i met your mother episode where they see maury everywhere? well thast walter gretzky..especially if youre in the brantford area..youre more likely to run into him then not. lol

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If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all please.

On topic, that's cool LG .

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He is very down to earth and he still heavily participates in the Brantford community.

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I could swear I had a post vanish in this thread?

Walter made Wayne the man and hockey player that he became! Real hero!

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I could swear I had a post vanish in this thread?
You likely quoted the guy who was upset about Walter Gretzky's personal accomplishments. It happens to me all the time too

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he's a nice guy. Met him in the Pepsi corporate box at the ACC . Have pics with him too! he's a lot shorter than I would've thought.

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About 12-15 years ago, my parents met him at a Leafs-Sabres game... He signed the tickets W. Gretzky and my parents game them to my brother and myself... that way, we could tell your friends Wayne signed them!

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How do I crop a picture?

in the shot with Walter, there was a Bruins fan. (I want it for my avatar.)






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You can crop a pic pretty easily with photoshop, or even mspaint.

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have you ever seen the how i met your mother episode where they see maury everywhere? well thast walter gretzky..especially if youre in the brantford area..youre more likely to run into him then not. lol
This is so true.
He takes time to stop and talk to and sign things for anyone who approaches him. Super nice guy.

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He is very down to earth and he still heavily participates in the Brantford community.
Yeah, he's great with the kids.
Carries 5/6 different colour sharpies to sign autographs.

If you're a coach of a kid's team, and the opportunity presents itself at a tournament in which Walter is an "ambassador", invite him in to your dressing room to talk to your team.

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I've been to maybe 5 leafs games with Walter Gretzky at them (All saturday night games) - he literally has a line waiting down to his seat. He wears a hockey Canada jacket and will sign/take pictures with everyone.

He was in the corner in the golds when I saw him, not sure if he has regular tickets there or if they were given to him by mlse.

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Yeah I met him to, in bradford. He was at my house league game signing autographs.

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