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Tocchet returns at critical time for Gretzky, Coyotes

Updated: February 7, 2008, 12:54 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

And so, Rick Tocchet returns.

Disgraced (certainly).

Humbled (we hope).

Perhaps wiser (time will tell).

But we'll see him back where we last saw him in the game of hockey, standing next to Wayne Gretzky on the Phoenix Coyotes bench.

Thursday night in Columbus will be Tocchet's first game back after serving what amounted to a two-year suspension for his part in an illegal gambling ring, throwing the game he purports to love under the bus ...

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