Friday, December 22, 2006

Gretzky not impressed wirh Rory campaign

From Sportsnet:

"I think from his point of view, it's great," Gretzky told The Arizona Republic. "From what the All-Star Game is about, it's 100 percent wrong."

Fitzpatrick, a journeyman who has zero points in 19 games this season, is ahead of marquee defencemen such as Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger and Sergei Zubov in the voting. Should Fitzpatrick still be in the top two when the voting ends Jan. 2, he would be an All-Star starter.

"I'm not trying to be controversial," Gretzky said. "Maybe he deserves to be in the game. I can't stand here and tell you that he doesn't deserve to be in the game because I've never seen him play. But if he thinks he deserves to be in the All-Star Game, then good for him, he should go. If he doesn't believe he should be in the All-Star Game, he should stand up and say, 'You know what, there's other guys that deserve to be there.' That's kind of what my take on it is."


C'mon Wayne, have a little fun once in a while.

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