Gretzky surprises Edmonton neighbourhood with road hockey game


Wayne Gretzky surprised an Edmonton neighbourhood with some road hockey. (YouTube/Canadian Tire)

How do you get The Great One to your neighbourhood for a game of road hockey?

Call him “a little rusty” on Facebook.

That little bit of smack talk (all in good fun, of course) was enough to get Wayne Gretzky to take notice.

Teamed up with Canadian Tire for its #WannaPlay initiative, No. 99 surprised an unsuspecting Edmonton neighbourhood with a spontaneous road hockey game. Check out the resulting commercial below.

While watching Gretzky pound the pavement with the community kids is awesome, the reactions of the parents to him at their doors are pure gold.

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