Tuesday January 26th, 2016

Wayne Gretzky turns 55 on Tuesday, so here’s a list of 99 players who weren’t as good as No. 99. 

  1. Mario Lemieux
  2. Mark Messier
  3. Steve Yzerman
  4. Sidney Crosby
  5. Guy LaFleur
  6. Martin Brodeur
  7. Uwe Krupp
  8. Grant Clitsome
  9. Pat Falloon
  10. Miroslav Šatan
  11. Zemgus Girgensons
  12. Brandon Saad
  13. Clayton Stoner
  14. Jonathan Cheechoo
  15. Andrei Zyuzin
  16. Antti Aalto
  17. Per Djoos
  18. Bob Corkum
  19. Jarome Iginla
  20. Nikita Nikitin
  21. Brody Sutter
  22. Brandon Sutter
  23. Brent Sutter
  24. Brian Sutter
  25. Darryl Sutter
  26. Ron Sutter
  27. Rich Sutter
  28. Duane Sutter
  29. Brett Sutter
  30. Lukas Sutter
  31. Barry Melrose
  32. Pat Hughes
  33. Glenn Anderson
  34. Ken Berry
  35. John Blum
  36. Rick Chartraw
  37. Dean Clark
  38. Paul Coffey
  39. Pat Conacher
  40. Ray Cote
  41. Lee Fogolin
  42. Grant Fuhr
  43. Tom Gorence
  44. Steve Graves
  45. Randy Gregg
  46. Marc Habscheid
  47. Charlie Huddy
  48. Dave Hunter
  49. Don Jackson
  50. Kari Jalonen
  51. Reg Kerr
  52. Jari Kurri
  53. Willy Lindstrom
  54. Ken Linseman
  55. Kevin Lowe
  56. Dave Lumley
  57. Kevin McClelland
  58. Andy Moog
  59. Jim Playfair
  60. Jaroslav Pozar
  61. Tom Roulston
  62. Dave Semenko
  63. Gord Sherven
  64. Todd Strueby
  65. Raimo Summanen
  66. Fedor Fedorov
  67. Cal Clutterbuck
  68. Wayne Van Dorp
  69. Wayne Connelly
  70. Wayne Carleton
  71. Wayne Simmonds
  72. Wayne Zuk
  73. Radek Bonk
  74. Parris Duffus
  75. Fred Sasakamoose
  76. Brad Maxwell
  77. Rick Blight
  78. Eddy Beers
  79. Yvan Joly
  80. Bill Kitchen
  81. Basil McRae
  82. Walt Poddubny
  83. Doug Brown
  84. Dale Krentz
  85. Larry Goodenough
  86. Orest Kindrachuk
  87. Heikki Riihiranta
  88. Dainius Zubrus
  89. Yutaka Fukufuji
  90. Gord Kruppke
  91. Dallas Drake
  92. Jon Fontas
  93. Branko Radivojevic
  94. Bill Mikkelson
  95. Darren Puppa
  96. Tommy Wingels
  97. Tiny Thompson
  98. Udo Kiessling
  99. Brent Gretzky

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