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Gretzky Puts The Hammer Down

from the Arizona Republic,
On the day after Halloween, the Great One turned into the Mean One, making the Coyotes skate in circles until they were about ready to collapse. He made them do so many sprints and "gassers," first one way around the ice, then the other, then back again, over and over, Herb Brooks would have been proud. The players should have seen it coming when they stepped onto the ice and noticed it was devoid of a single puck. "It is a little bit of a punishment thing - you're right," Gretzky said after the 45-minute skate-a-thon, which then was followed by 30 minutes of practice time with pucks. "I think we were getting too relaxed.

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