The "Gretzky was protected" myth.
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06-26-2008, 11:24 AM
Join Date: Dec 2006
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I don't feel Gretzky had any more or any less protection than the star player on other teams. In many instances, if you're going to take liberties with a team's best player there is another guy that will deal with you.
This is not unique to Wayne Gretzky.
Certainly not. We're talking about a player who is top 3 alltime,very young in the beginning,putting a city on the map,leading a team that would bring the Cup to Canada. The desire,pressure and need to protect this most valuable of assets was immense. They had the man.
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