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NHL's Centennial Celebration To Include Wayne Gretzky Returning As Official AmbassadorPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 28 / 16
The NHL yesterday announced that Hockey HOFer Wayne Gretzky will be its "official ambassador for its many centennial activities" to celebrate the league's 100th anniversary, according to Helene Elliott of the L.A. TIMES. Gretzky, who had "kept a distance from the NHL" since leaving as Coyotes c...
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