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Wayne Gretzky Named NHL's Official Ambassador for Centennial Celebration

NHL all-time leading scorer Wayne Gretzky will serve as the league's official ambassador as it celebrates 100 years with a Centennial Celebration beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Dan Rosen of the NHL's official website reported the news Tuesday. The announcement included a statement from commissioner Gary Bettman about the milestone celebration: A century of great players, great plays and great moments deserves a year-long celebration, and we invite everyone to join our party in 2017.
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