Gretzky, Wayne; a famous #99 NHL hockey player originally with the team of Edmonton's Oilers.
Sign origin: Alberta School for the Deaf students in the 1980s in Edmonton, where Gretzky played for the Oilers for a long time before he was transferred to another team in Los Angeles.
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