It is news that has hit hard for many. Walter Gretzky, father of The Great One Wayne Gretzky, has passed away at the age of 82.
Wayne Gretzky confirmed the news through a social media post on Thursday night, saying that his father was the reason he “fell in love with the game of hockey.”
Eric Sorensen looks at the elder Gretzky's generosity and towering influence on the game.
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