Gretzky: Scandal won't distract Team Canada

Updated: February 13, 2006, 10:18 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario -- Wayne Gretzky sidestepped questions about the gambling investigation that has engulfed him and his wife and insisted Monday he won't distract the Canadian Olympic team despite a scandal that has shaken all of hockey.

Gretzky spoke for just 4½ minutes in a news conference cut off by a Hockey Canada official when the NHL great was repeatedly asked about the integrity of the game.

"That's not for me to talk about," Gretzky said.

Gretzky's shoulders sagged ...

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