Great One becomes The Greatest
March 23, 1994
Wayne Gretzky, who already has broken Gordie Howe's record for most points in NHL history, snaps another one of his boyhood idol's vaunted marks before a crowd at the L.A. Forum that includes recent Oscar winner Tom Hanks. Against the Vancouver Canucks on the power play, Gretzky tips a pass into the net for his 802nd goal, putting him one up on Howe as the NHL's all-time leading goal scorer.
Gretzky scores his 802 goals in 1,117 games, while it took Howe 1,767 ...
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