Eighty-eight years is a good long time to be on this planet. Thirty-four years is an incredible amount of time to be a professional hockey player. But, then, there’s a reason they called Gordie Howe “Mr. Hockey.”
Gordie Howe is back resting at his daughter's home after suffering a stroke, and the Detroit Red Wings wanted to do something nice to help lift his spirits.
Before In the middle of the first period of Friday night's game at Joe Louis Arena against the Los Angeles Kings, they got the crowd to stand up and cheer…
Red Wings legend Gordie Howe suffered a stroke early Sunday morning in Texas, according to The Detroit News. Howe, 86, is now out of the hospital and recuperating in Lubbock at his daughter's house. His son told the paper that, while Howe is having significant physical issues, his mind is doing better:
Dig this day-in-the-life story about Gordie Howe from 1959. Written by the great W.C. Heinz for the Saturday Evening Post: