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Wayne Gretzky and Vicky Moss appear on Tommy Banks Live

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.

Gretzky's girlfriend singer Vicky Moss surprises number 99 on the Tommy Banks Live show.

Medium: Television
Program: Tommy Banks Live
Broadcast Date: Jan. 29, 1981
Guest(s): Wayne Gretzky, Vicky Moss
Host: Tommy Banks
Duration: 3:30

Last updated: August 29, 2013

Page consulted on October 8, 2013

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