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Gretzky Belongs In Turin

from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star,
So what of Turin, of the Winter Olympics that begin today and the Canadian men's hockey team, of which he is executive director? As of this moment, he should go to Italy. He must go to Italy. Based on what we know, it would require a truly spectacular stretch of logic to argue that Gretzky is not suitable to represent Canada at the Olympics. Based on news reports and police statements, the most he may have done is foolishly ignore his assistant coach's illegal gambling activities and tried to protect his wife from getting caught up in a messy controversy. Does that deserve dumping him from Team Canada? No way, not after all he has done for the sport and how well he has represented the country time and time again.

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