Wayne Gretzky's Record-Setting Jersey From Final NHL Game Hits Auction

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Wayne Gretzky Record-Setting Jersey Hits Auction ... From Final NHL Game

5/24/2023 12:15 AM PT

1999 Wayne Gretzky NY Rangers

Brace yourself, lucky fans ... nan past jersey NHL fable Wayne Gretzky wore during nan last crippled of his historical profession is being offered publically for nan first time, and nan threads could beryllium yours -- if you've sewage heavy pockets!

TMZ Sports is told Gretzky's jersey -- which he had connected successful 1999 erstwhile he racked up his 2,857th constituent pinch an assistance -- is now up for grabs astatine Grey Flannel Auctions.

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Gretzky wore nan jersey, which features his handwritten signature connected nan tag and nan crippled date, "4-18-99", against nan Penguins astatine Madison Square Garden, and though Wayne's Rangers squad came up short, losing 2-1 successful overtime, it was nan "Great One's" affectional farewell that stole nan night.

GFA says nan iconic bluish #99 jersey -- complete pinch nan connection "Rangers" connected nan beforehand and "Gretzky" connected nan backmost -- shows signs of crippled use. John Rosasco, nan Rangers' long-time Senior Vice President of Public Relations, authenticated nan jersey pinch a missive to GFA.

Of course, Gretzky, who made 18 All-Star games, is wide considered nan top lucky subordinate of each clip ... and 1 of nan champion athletes to ever play a sport.

Just really astonishing was he?

Wayne, nan only subordinate to people complete 2,000 points, was inducted into nan Hockey Hall of Fame conscionable months aft retiring ... aft officials waved nan accustomed 3-year waiting period. The NHL besides retired number 99 leaguewide ... making WG nan only subordinate successful nan NHL to person achieved that honor.

Bidding has already started. Good luck!!

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