"This is a very interesting project by Brian Kennedy... It is fun page turner that will take you back to hockey of the 1980s and 1990s." - Joe Pelletier, HockeyBookReviews.com
"Facing Wayne Gretzky is a must have for hockey historians. Chances are great that you will want to revisit many of the quotes offered, and connect the dots with other hockey immortals. Thank you, Brian Kennedy for doing the work many of us desperately wanted." - Don Laible, UticaOD
Far from a conventional biography, Facing Wayne Gretzky offers perspectives and testimonials from opponents and teammates alike, including Denis Potvin, Kelly Hrudey, Rob Blake, and many more.
Never has another hockey player achieved what The Great One” did on the ice, and it is unlikely that one will soon. This book details what it’s like to face the best player who ever skated, illuminating his passing ability, his deceptively effective shot, and his inventiveness both with the puck and without.
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