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Gretzky breaks Phil Esposito's single season scoring record

By now it's practically hockey legend. Wayne Gretzky started playing the game in the backyard rink built by his dad. It marked the beginning of the most spectacular career in hockey history. From the time Gretzky donned his first pair of skates at age two to the shocking trade that took him south of the border, we look at how the "Great One" set the bar higher for Canada's favourite game.

The "Great One" adds another record to his impressive growing list.

Medium: Radio
Program: CBC Radio Sports
Broadcast Date: Feb. 24, 1982
Reporter: Mark Lee
Duration: 1:12

Last updated: December 21, 2012

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