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A BACKHANDED COMPLIMENT
Jay Greenberg
October 23, 1989
In breaking Gordie Howe's scoring record, Wayne Gretzky honored Howe by using the shot he told Gretzky to perfect
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October 23, 1989

A Backhanded Compliment

In breaking Gordie Howe's scoring record, Wayne Gretzky honored Howe by using the shot he told Gretzky to perfect

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He remains, too, as grateful for his gifts as the game is to have him. Because of that, the flame from the torch that was passed Sunday night between two legends was especially warming.

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