August 3, 2008

"Gretzky Week" Coming to NHL Network

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the shocking trade that sent Wayne Gretzky from Edmonton to Los Angeles, NHL Network will celebrate with four days of programming related to the momentous event in hockey history.

From the NHL:

Wednesday, August 6th
9:00 ET A Day That Changed The Game: August 9, 1988 – One-hour documentary chronicling the Gretzky trade. Features interviews with Wayne Gretzky, Peter Pocklington and Bruce McNall


10:00 ET Red Wings @ Kings from October 6, 1988 – Gretzky’s first Kings game in Los Angeles.


Thursday, August 7th

9:00 ET – Frozen In Time: Wayne Gretzky Trade


9:30 ET – Top 10 Wayne Gretzky Moments


10:00 ET – Kings @ Oilers from October 19, 1988 – Gretzky’s first game as a visitor in Edmonton


Friday, August 8th
9:00 ET – Top 10 Wayne Gretzky Moments


9:30 ET – NHL Cool Shots: Extended Play – Wayne Gretzky


10:00 ET – Kings @ Oilers from October 15, 1989 – Gretzky breaks Gordie Howe’s career points record


Saturday, August 9th
7:00 ET – Kings @ Maple Leafs from May 29, 1993 – Gretzky’s Game 7 Hat Trick propels LA into the Stanley Cup Final


9:00 ET – A Day That Changed The Game: August 9, 1988


10:00 ET – Canucks @ Kings from March 23, 1994 – Gretzky becomes the NHL’s all-time goal scoring leader


Ballhype: hype it up!

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