When you think of "The Gretzky Trade," the deal that comes to mind is the Aug. 9, 1988 blockbuster that sent The Great One from Edmonton to Los Angeles.

But, a decade earlier, it was another high-profile swap that launched Gretzky's Oilers career.

This clip from the CBC archives looks back at the 1978 WHA trade that sent a 17-year-old Gretzky from the Indianapolis Racers to the Edmonton Oilers.