June 4, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings former player Wayne Gretzky comes out for the ceremonial puck drop before game three of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals against the New Jersey Devils at the Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-USA TODAY Sports
3. Gretzky’s 12 consecutive 40-goal seasons.
Much like the 100-point bench mark, producing a 40-goal season is a big deal. But this task was handled with ease by Gretzky. Something that makes this feat a little more special is that Gretzky did this in his first 12 seasons in the NHL, that gives the idea of getting a quick start a whole new meaning.
Eric is currently a student at California State University, Northridge, where he is studying broadcast journalism. He has played hockey at various levels since the age of five. Living in Los Angeles for his entire life, his love for the Los Angeles Kings has been present just as long as he has played hockey.