35 min

The Remarkable Story of Tony Hand: The Scottish Wayne Gretzky Everything '80s

    • History

As we enter the mid-80s, the Edmonton Oilers are on top of the hockey world. And on the best team was also the best player in the world: Wayne Gretzky.
But while all this was going on, something remarkable had also been happening in the hockey world, and in the most unlikely place. You may not know the name Tony Hand, but in 1986, both he and the Oilers eventually crossed paths--and the results were nothing short of extraordinary.
This is a story that's about more than sports; it's about how greatness can come from anywhere...
Bonus audio content: Patreon.com/80s
Artwork: Janet Cordahi
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

As we enter the mid-80s, the Edmonton Oilers are on top of the hockey world. And on the best team was also the best player in the world: Wayne Gretzky.
But while all this was going on, something remarkable had also been happening in the hockey world, and in the most unlikely place. You may not know the name Tony Hand, but in 1986, both he and the Oilers eventually crossed paths--and the results were nothing short of extraordinary.
This is a story that's about more than sports; it's about how greatness can come from anywhere...
Bonus audio content: Patreon.com/80s
Artwork: Janet Cordahi
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

35 min

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