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This is a pair of Wayne Gretzky game-used New York Rangers gloves. He used these Hespeler RTX 99 gloves during the 1998/1999 season; his final season in the NHL. They show heavy use with heavily used palms and puck/stick marks throughout. Based on my research, Gretzky wore four pairs of gloves in his last NHL season. This was his first pair of the season and was worn throughout training camp, the preseason, and the early stages of the regular season. The gloves come with a COA from Mike Folga, the Rangers equipment manager at the time.

The gloves have been photo matched to 10 different photos thus far. They are also video matched to the St. Louis Blues @ New York Rangers game on 10/12/98 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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Photo Match #1:
This photo was in the January 1999 issue of Beckett Hockey Collector. The puck marks on the left glove above and below the "E" in HESPELER are clearly visible.

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Photo Match #2:
This photo is from early October 1998. The long blue mark on the right cuff is clearly visible on the gloves and in the photo.

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Photo Match #3:
Another photo from early in the 98/99 season where the mark on the right glove above the "H" in HESPELER matches up.

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Other photos of Gretzky wearing these gloves:

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