The exact anniversary of Gretzky’s 50 goals in 39 games was December 30th, 2011, less than a month ago.

Being that theScore sent a team to the Winter Classic around that time, we had a unique opportunity to talk to a group of Hall of Famers, including four players who were on the ice for the Great One’s 50th goal. Below, they reflect on the achievement and its standing in NHL history.

Only question: does the fact that the Flyers’ were wearing Cooperalls void the record? …Just a question, folks.