Essays Tagged: "Gretzky"

WAYNE GRETZKY

COMPARE TWO BIOGRAPHIES OF WAYNE GRETZKYIn this essay, I need to compare two biographies of a famousperson. I will plot out the diffe ... l-time NHL scoring recordin 26 seasons and got four Stanley cup in a row from 1984-1988. He isWayne Gretzky, the most brilliant and talent hockey player in thiscentury. I chose the 'Gretzky and Taylor ... key player in thiscentury. I chose the 'Gretzky and Taylor' and 'Gretzky with Rick Reilly.The book 'Gretzky with Rick Reilly was an autobiography. It showedhow Wayne Gretzky from his AHL to a famous N ...

(4 pages) 51 1 3.0 Jul/1992

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Canadian Sports in the 21st Century

orts and the will to perform to the best of their abilities. Barbara Ann Scott, Terry Fox and Wayne Gretzky are all great examples of athletes that have the heart to become the best that they can be p ... n in honour of the heroic boy who tried to make a difference.Although not as heroic as Terry, Wayne Gretzky is by far one of the best athletes in all of Canadian history. Gretzky dominated the Nationa ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Wayne Gretzky - The Great One

The Great OneSection A1. SummaryWayne Gretzky grew up in Branford, Ontario. When he was just three, his father made him an ice rink in the ... up in Branford, Ontario. When he was just three, his father made him an ice rink in their backyard. Gretzky was only seven years old when he scored more than three hundred goals in the season. Wayne G ... ckey League at the age of seventeen and went on to win the Stanley Cup; he also won the Canada Cup. Gretzky played for the Edmonton Oilers for many years and became their star player. He went on to pl ...

(2 pages) 37 3 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Sweetest Moment!

Taught by his father, Walter, Wayne Gretzky was a prodigy. At 6 years old he was skating with 10 year-olds and he scored 378 goals in 85 ... A teams, including the Oilers, joined the National Hockey League. In his first NHL season, 1979-80, Gretzky was awarded the Hart Memorial Trophy as the League's Most Valuable Player, which would be th ... Player, which would be the first of eight in a row, and tied for the scoring lead with 137 points. Gretzky was not eligible for the trophy given to the top NHL rookie, because of his previous year of ...

(4 pages) 580 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Wayne Gretzky

s, they can change the equipment, but there are only few who could change the game they play. Wayne Gretzky was one of these few athletes that change the game of hockey forever. There is no one Canadi ... me of hockey forever. There is no one Canadian who had an impact on one particular sport as much as Gretzky had on hockey. Some people may argue Steve Nash is the greatest Canadian sports figure, or e ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.6 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

George Orwell's Fallacies Of Writting

reme example of the time it takes to overuse a metaphor. Less extreme examples are "crock of bull" (Gretzky 3) and "it won't be pretty" (Gretzky 3). These metaphors have taken longer to become tired b ... e tired but have still lost their meaning through overuse. For instance, what is a "crock of bull" (Gretzky 3), is it a bowl of meat? Or is it a herd of cattle? When the meaning of a metaphor is no lo ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry