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No. 99 gets No. 6; outpolls Browning to win CP award
[FIN Edition]
Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: PRESS, CANADIAN
Date: Dec 19, 1989
Start Page: B.3
Section: SPORTS
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In October, playing in Edmonton against his former Oilers teammates, [Wayne Gretzky] earned a first-period assist to tie Gordie Howe's all-time points mark of 1,850 points. In his inimitable way, Gretzky broke the record with a late goal to force overtime and scored in sudden death to lift the Kings to victory.

Gretzky helped his Los Angeles Kings overcome a 3-1 deficit in games in the Smythe Division semifinals in April, to oust the defending Stanley Cup-champion Edmonton Oilers. The Kings were then eliminated in four games by the Calgary Flames, who went on to capture the Stanley Cup.

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