The Kings' Wayne Gretzky scores his 802nd goal, breaking Gordie Howe's record for most career goals, against the Canucks at the L.A. Forum.
The Kings' Wayne Gretzky scores with 53 seconds left in the third against his former Edmonton team to become the NHL's all-time leading scorer with 1,851 points. The Kings win in OT in Edmonton, 5-4, on another goal by the Great One.
The Oilers win their fourth Stanley Cup in five years, sweeping the Boston Bruins. They take the clincher, 6-3, in Edmonton. Wayne Gretzky wins his second Conn Smythe Trophy.
Wayne Gretzky is the NHL's all-time leading scorer, greatest player and most important ambassador.