Nicknamed The Great One, 4-time Stanley Cup Champion, scored over 200 points in four separate seasons and broke countless records in his 20-year career.
The rink in his backyard, which he honed his craft on, was called the Wally Coliseum.
He won the Lady Byng Trophy five times, broke six All-Star records, and looked down on fighting on the ice.
He married actress Janet Jones in 1988.
Sidney Crosby was nicknamed The Next One in emulation of him.
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