Name recognition in the states. Nothing more.Wayne might be going on TV.
Wayne Gretzky has stepped down as vice chairman of the Oilers. The hockey legend will join TNT as an analyst next season, sources confirmed to ESPN.www.espn.com
That sounds like a... dreadful move. Has Wayne ever said a bad thing about anyone? Has he shown any kind of proficiency at being a good analyst and breaking down plays?
But hey, if they're willing to pay him a ton of money, good on him. It won't make the broadcasting any better, but still.
I'm a big CFL fan but giving taxpayer money to a pro sports league (especially one that primarily employs American citizens) is a non-starter for me. Pro sports either pays its own way or it goes away.Could have used that money he wasted on the irrelevant UN security council seat to save the CFL.
He has to be at least more entertaining to watch on a panel than Dave Reid.