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Wayne Gretzky doubts that he could play in today's 'systematic' game

by www.cbc.ca

As the NHL gets ready to drop the puck on its 2016-17 season on Wednesday night, Wayne Gretzky sat down with The National's Peter Mansbridge to give his thoughts on where the game is going.


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