Dissecting Gretzky's move and Coyotes' new coach 

September, 25, 2009

In the wake of Wayne Gretzky's resignation as head coach and director of hockey operations with the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday, three things stuck out to me.

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E.J. Hradek

Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine
E.J. Hradek is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, joining the staff prior to its launch in 1998. He began covering hockey as a writer/editor for Hockey Illustrated in 1989.