December 12, 1981 in History
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Wayne Gretzky scores quickest 50th goal (game 39)




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Wayne Gretzky History:
January 9, 1998 - Hockey News selects Wayne Gretzky best NHL player ever
July 21, 1996 - Wayne Gretzky signs a 2 year deal with New York Rangers
March 23, 1994 - Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 802 goals scored
March 21, 1994 - Wayne Gretzky ties Gordie Howe's NHL record of 801 goals
April 10, 1991 - Los Angeles King Wayne Gretzky scores NHL record 93rd playoff goal
January 3, 1991 - Los Angeles King Wayne Gretzky scores his 700th goal against New York Islanders
December 29, 1989 - Wayne Gretzky and Martina Navratilova, named athletes of decade by AP
October 15, 1989 - Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howes as NHL's all time top scorer
June 7, 1989 - Wayne Gretzky wins his 9th NHL Hart (MVP) Trophy in 10 years
January 21, 1989 - Wayne Gretzky passes Marcel Dionne to become NHL's 2nd all time scorer
November 23, 1988 - Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal
August 9, 1988 - Edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to Los Angeles Kings for $15-$20 millions
July 16, 1988 - Wayne Gretzky (NHL) and Janet Jones (Police Academy 5) wed in Edmonton
March 1, 1988 - Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howe with his record 1,050th NHL assist
April 9, 1987 - For 3rd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Stanley Cup game Wayne Gretzky passes Jean Beliveau as all time playoff scoring champ
April 5, 1987 - Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title
March 11, 1987 - Wayne Gretzky scores 1,500th NHL point
November 22, 1986 - Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, became 13th NHLer to score 500 goals
April 4, 1986 - Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 213th point of season
March 7, 1986 - Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 136th assist
April 25, 1985 - For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Cup game
March 29, 1985 - Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 126th assist
January 26, 1985 - Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season
December 19, 1984 - Wayne Gretzky, 23, is 18th and youngest NHL-er to score 1,000 points
April 24, 1984 - Oiler's Wayne Gretzky is 3rd to score on a Stanley Cup penalty shot
February 11, 1984 - Wayne Gretzky sets NHL short handed season scoring record at 11
January 28, 1984 - Los Angeles Kings stop Wayne Gretzky 51 game scoring streak
January 27, 1984 - Los Angeles Kings end Wayne Gretzky's NHL-record 51-game scoring streak
November 19, 1983 - Edmonton Oilers beat New Jersey Devils, 13-4, Wayne Gretzky calls the Devils "a Mickey Mouse organization"
April 17, 1983 - Islanders tie NHL record with 3 shorthanded playoff goals vs Rangers Rangers 7-Isles 6-Patrick Div Finals-Isles hold 2-1 lead Wayne Gretzky scores 7 goals in one Stanley Cup playoff game
February 8, 1983 - Wayne Gretzky sets NHL all star record of 4 goals in 1 period
March 25, 1982 - Wayne Gretzky becomes 1st NHL to score 200 points in a season
February 24, 1982 - Wayne Gretzky scores NHL-record 78th goal of season en route to 92
February 12, 1982 - Wayne Gretzky scores 153rd point of season, tieing NHL record
December 30, 1981 - Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season
December 27, 1981 - Oiler Wayne Gretzky becomes fastest NHLer to get 100 pts (38th game)
April 2, 1980 - Wayne Gretzky becomes 1st teenager to score 50 goals in a season
April 1, 1980 - Wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist
October 14, 1979 - NHL's greatest scorer Wayne Gretzky scores his 1st NHL goal
January 26, 1961 - Wayne Gretzky, Brantford, Ontario, NHL great scorer, Oiler, King, Rangers


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