NHL legend Gordie Howe dead at 88

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NHL legend Gordie Howe dead at 88

Postby Tom Nolette » Sat Jun 11, 2016 3:32 am

NHL legend Gordie Howe dead at 88

Gordie Howe, a Hall of Fame ice hockey virtuoso, whose toughness, agility and remarkable longevity helped define the sport for generations of fans, died June 10 at a son’s home in Sylvania, Ohio. He was 88.

A daughter-in-law, Mary Howe, confirmed his death and said she did not yet know the cause. He had suffered a severe stroke in 2014.

In an epic career spanning 32 seasons at hockey’s highest levels, Howe was the National Hockey League’s leading scorer six times and a six-time winner of the Hart Trophy as the league’s most valuable player. He led the Detroit Red Wings to four Stanley Cup championships, and in 2008 he received the NHL’s first Lifetime Achievement Award.

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