The Gretzkys had to legally challenge the to win Wayne the right to play in a different area, which was disallowed at the time.
His motivation was widely rumoured to be the furtherance of acting career.
A celebrity can set a trend through hair style, attire, makeup and even height, weight, eye color too.
Gretzky's success in the WHA carried over into the NHL, despite some critics suggesting he would struggle in what was considered the bigger, tougher and more talented league.
L'équipe participe aux de l'AHO mais après avoir battu les au premier tour, ils perdent au deuxième contre les.
The arena was sold out, and the attendance of 17,503 was the Oilers' biggest crowd ever to that date.