To mark the 25th anniversary of Wayne Gretzky's move from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings, the NHL superstar's closest confidantes reveal surprising details of "The Trade" on The National.

Canadian entertainment icon Alan Thicke, former Kings owner Bruce McNall, and Hockey Night in Canada colour commentator Craig Simpson share their behind-the-scenes accounts of the events leading up to The Great One’s shocking announcement on Aug. 9, 1988.

Watch the feature above in its entirety.

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