Wayne Gretzky Teaches 11-Month-Old Grandson the Art of Stick Handling

via Janet Gretzky
Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 13, 2016

When his daughter, Paulina, gave birth to a baby boy last January, NHL legend Wayne Gretzky probably couldn't wait to start teaching his grandson how to play hockey.

Nearly a year after his birth, young Tatum is already getting hockey lessons from the Great One, as seen above.

It's never too early to begin training, especially considering that the 11-month-old appears to be taking a shine to the sport.

A couple of months ago, Wayne's wife, Janet, posted a video that gave us a look at the youngster's hockey skills:

And then we got a progress update about a week ago: 

Tatum has made great strides over the past few months. At this rate, it won't be long until he's a child prodigy.

[Janet Gretzky]

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