Did You Know? “The Great One” Wayne Gretzky known for his iconic jersey number 99. He originally wanted the number 9 like Gordie Howe but a fellow team mate already had it. He had a few numbers he wasn’t happy with and when speaking to his manager about it he had said “why don’t I just give you two 9’s” and the infamous 99 jersey began. Gretzky has quoted it as “Pure Luck”.