Wayne Gretzky Sets All-Star Game Record with Four Goals in One Period

The 35th National Hockey League All-Star Game was held on February 8, 1983, at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, home to the New York Islanders.

In the game, Edmonton Oilers' centre Wayne Gretzky set an All-Star Game record by scoring all of his four goals in the third period. Gretzky's four goal performance was instrumental in winning his first All-Star M.V.P. honor. Wayne Gretzky's Edmonton Oilers' linemate Mark Messier assisted on three of the four goals in the third period to set an All-Star Game record for most assists in a period.

1983 NHL All-Star Game Rosters

Campbell Conference 9, Wales Conference 3

Rosters only include players who were active for the game.

Campbell Conference
No. Player Pos Team
44 Dave Babych D Winnipeg Jets
30 Murray Bannerman G Chicago Black Hawks
8 Neal Broten C Minnesota North Stars
19 Dino Ciccarelli RW Minnesota North Stars
7 Paul Coffey D Edmonton Oilers
16 Marcel Dionne C Los Angeles Kings
31 John Garrett G Vancouver Canucks
99 Wayne Gretzky C Edmonton Oilers
4 Craig Hartsburg D Minnesota North Stars
3 Willie Huber D Detroit Red Wings
17 Jari Kurri LW Edmonton Oilers
12 Tom McCarthy LW Minnesota North Stars
9 Lanny McDonald RW Calgary Flames
11 Mark Messier LW Edmonton Oilers
6 Bob Murray D Chicago Black Hawks
18 Denis Savard C Chicago Black Hawks
20 Al Secord LW Chicago Black Hawks
10 Brian Sutter LW St. Louis Blues
22 Rick Vaive RW Toronto Maple Leafs
24 Doug Wilson D Chicago Black Hawks
Wales Conference
No. Player Pos Team
22 Mike Bossy RW New York Islanders
7 Raymond Bourque D Boston Bruins
8 Ron Francis C Hartford Whalers
16 Michel Goulet RW Quebec Nordiques
2 Mark Howe D Philadelphia Flyers
17 Rick Kehoe RW Pittsburgh Penguins
28 Dave Langevin D New York Islanders
6 Rod Langway D Washington Capitals
31 Pelle Lindbergh G Philadelphia Flyers
12 Don Maloney LW New York Rangers
20 Hector Marini RW New Jersey Devils
10 Barry Pederson C Boston Bruins
1 Pete Peeters G Boston Bruins
5 Denis Potvin D New York Islanders
4 Mike Ramsey D Buffalo Sabres
27 Darryl Sittler C Philadelphia Flyers
18 Marian Stastny RW Quebec Nordiques
26 Peter Stastny C Quebec Nordiques
19 Bryan Trottier C New York Islanders
11 Ryan Walter C Montreal Canadiens