The Great One came out to watch the Next One at Rogers Place on Tuesday, with Wayne Gretzky settling into a lower-bowl seat to watch Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers prepare for Game 4 of their second-round playoff series with the Ducks on Wednesday.
Edmonton leads the best-of-seven series 2-1.
Gretzky left his seat long before the 45-minute session ended, but McDavid said the NHL’s all-time leading scorer, who is now an Oilers executive, has offered frequent counsel to the man who may soon replace him as the league’s top player.
‘’I ask him a few things,” McDavid said. “Now especially more than ever I’ve had to rely on him. He’s gone through this, so you...