As Wayne Gretzky heads to the Olympics, where the scandals are less about bookies and more about the illegality of baldness prevention medicines, it's clear, no matter your thoughts on gambling, the fella is having one of the worst weeks of his life. And so much of it centers around Janet Jones, a woman who has never…
All kinds of updates today in the scandal that, to swipe Off Wing Opinion's term, is the "Unabookie" scandal. (So named because the NHL's investigator is the same guy who nailed the Unabomber.)
This, above, is the dopily named "Operation Slapshot" — it's the flowchart New Jersey authorities have used to describe the connections involved in the Rick Tocchet charges — and it's about to turn everything in the NHL upside down.
For those of you who don't remember the old Philadelphia Flyers' "Bruise Brothers" of the late '80s, they consisted of Dave Brown and Rick Tocchet. Some might even have called them "enforcers."