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Sources: Gretzky will remain coach for next five seasons

Updated: May 31, 2006, 3:19 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

PHOENIX -- Wayne Gretzky has agreed to a five-year deal to remain coach of the Phoenix Coyotes, a team official told The Associated Press on Tuesday night.

The Coyotes have called a Wednesday news conference to announce the deal.

The official, who declined to be identified because the announcement had not yet been made, confirmed media reports that Gretzky had decided to return as coach.

Gretzky's decision was not a surprise. Owner Jerry Moyes said recently ...

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