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Wayne Gretzky sits down with Mike Zeisberger in Toronto on Monday October 17, 2016. (Craig Robertson/Postmedia Network)

Gretzky: Hockey expenses 'a crisis'

In his role as the official ambassador for the NHL’s centennial season, Wayne Gretzky sat down for a one-on-one with Postmedia to discuss all things hockey. In the third of a four-part series entitled “THE GREAT ONE & THE STATE OF THE GAME,” Gretzky admits that the soaring costs of playing hockey is not a new dilemma for the sport — but nevertheles

Former NHL player Wojtek Wolski, seen here with the Colorado Avalanche, broke his neck and suffered a concussion during a game in the KHL on Thursday. (Postmedia Network/Files)

Former NHLer breaks neck in KHL

Former NHLer Wojtek Wolski is in intensive care with a broken neck after crashing awkwardly into the boards during a KHL game Thursday in Magnitogorsk, Russia.

Wayne Gretzky was joined in Wednesday's announcement by Oilers owner Darryl Katz. OEG vice-chairman Bob Nicholson and Hockey Hall of Fame board chairman Lanny McDonald. (Codie McLachlan)

Gretzky, Oilers reunite

Wayne Gretzky never really left Edmonton because his bronze statue was always welcoming Oilers’ fans to the House That 99 built at Rexall Place, but now The Great One is back in the flesh.

Team Canada congratulates each other as they beat Team Europe 4-1 in World Cup of Hockey round-robin game in Toronto on Wednesday Sept. 21, 2016. (Michael Peake/Toronto Sun/Postmedia Network)

Canada vs. Russia still holds magic

Saturday night. Hockey Night in Canada. Canada-Russia. On home soil. In front of a raucous red-and-white clad capacity crowd at the Air Canada Centre and a national television audience watching at home from coast to coast.