Millions of photos to choose from. ESPN and CBC put this one front and center on their Websites.
What do you think? Was this pic chosen to show a righteously indignant innocent man and hockey legend, or an accused gambler, possible mob co-conspirator and celebrity about to plunge off the ledge?
Sample headlines from Friday afternoon on the Web show that the media is already moving past Rick Tocchet in pursuit of a much bigger fish:
FSN: Stay Away Wayne!
TSN: Gretzky: "I've done nothing wrong"
CBC: Games brace for Gretzky's arrival
Hockey News: Gretzky won't step down
Slam: Gretzky: "I'm innocent"
SI: Tough Spot
The Sporting News: Gretzky must step down -and- Gretzky already tainted