National Hockey League coach who ran an illegal sports gambling ring won't serve any jail time despite international headlines linking the case to professional hockey's biggest star.
Rick Tocchet will likely walk away without jail time when he's sentenced for running an illegal sports gambling ring, despite international headlines linking the case to professional hockey's biggest star.
A day before he was to appear in court, a New Jersey state trooper charged with running a gambling ring resigned Wednesday from the state police.
A state trooper charged with running a massive gambling ring with retired hockey star Rick Tocchet and another man is due in court Thursday, his lawyer said.
Wayne Gretzky sidestepped questions about the gambling investigation that has engulfed him and his wife and insisted he won't distract the Canadian Olympic team.
Coyotes assistant coach Rick Tocchet financed a sports gambling ring in which about a half-dozen NHL players and Wayne Gretzky's wife bet -- but not on hockey -- New Jersey authorities said Tuesday.