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Did Wayne Gretzky attend college?

Last Updated: 9th May, 2020

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University of Alberta
Ross Sheppard School
West Humber Collegiate Institute

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In respect to this, what did Wayne Gretzky study in college?

Wayne Gretzky attended elementary school in Brantford, Ontario and took high school courses in Sault Ste. Marie. He turned pro before he graduated from high school. Instead of attending college, Wayne Gretzky played professional hockey with the World Hockey Association.

One may also ask, did Gretzky finish high school? Gretzky had gone to school in Brantford and continued high school classes in Sault Ste. Marie but left before graduating.

People also ask, what nationality is Wayne Gretzky?

American Canadian

What does Wayne Gretzky do now?

Gretzky played briefly for the St. Louis Blues before finishing his career with the New York Rangers. In September 2009, following the Phoenix Coyotes' bankruptcy, Gretzky resigned as head coach and relinquished his ownership share. In October 2016, he became partner and vice-chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group.

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