By Stu Hackel
August 09, 2013
Oilers owner Peter Pocklington (right) came to see Wayne Gretzky as a depreciating asset.
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Gretzky brought an entirely new look and reality to the Los Angeles Kings.
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Today, McKenzie teasingly chuckles, "When Gord told me how early they had the story in Edmonton, I said to him, 'That's some pretty high impact journalism you guys did out there. You report it on July 15th and nobody picked up on it."

Not surprisingly, when the news finally sunk in, it met with great emotion on all fronts.
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