Legendary 'Canadian Hockey Dad' Walter Gretzky dies at 82 after 9-year battle with Parkinson's 1

Legendary ‘Canadian Hockey Dad’ Walter Gretzky dies at 82 after 9-year battle with Parkinson’s

 

The Star sports columnist Dave Feschuk discusses the extreme hardships Walter Gretzky faced in his life and how he persevered.

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16 comments

  1. This is a true Canadian. If you wanted to show the world what Canadians are like, Walter is as Canadian as it gets

    1. @Zig Field How can you say that, I never knew him, and I don’t like hockey it’s pointless.

    2. Walter is a role model for all Canadian fathers . There are many great canadian fathers . I know because I have one .

  2. I met Walter Gretsky during a tournament I was playing in. Fantastic guy, I still have the stick he signed for me 25 years later. I used that stick in every game I played.

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