New Phoenix GM Cliff Fletcher was flattered by Wayne Gretzky. Now, he's got a lot of work to do.
As an owner, Wayne Gretzky won't treat hockey players like he's above them. He never did when he played, either.
Wayne Gretzky felt it was important enough to address his new team that he took the red-eye to Raleigh for Friday's Coyotes-Hurricanes game.
Now that Wayne Gretzky controls the Coyotes' hockey operations, it's time to get down to business.
Finally, the Phoenix Coyotes were sold to developer Steve Ellman and Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky.
As of Thursday afternoon the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes hadn't been finalized as had been expected.
Soon, Wayne Gretzky will join Mario Lemieux in the ranks of NHL owners. And if Lemieux is any indication, Gretzky won't just glad-hand at parties.