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Winging it happily at the right hand of Gretzky

Ice hockey is perplexing enough without Wayne Gretzky, whose previous feats are yet to be explained, and here he is bettering them. Nearly halfway through the season last week, he had scored at least one point in every game, 39 games and counting, nine beyond the old record. Now and then, hockey teams might expect to be shut out, but not the Edmonton Oilers, evidently. With 42 goals and 71 assists, Gretzky is ahead of his brightest pace, and Jari Kurri, his right winger, is...

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