Gordie Howe

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Gordie Howe
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1972
Gordie Howe Chex card.jpg
Born March 31, 1928 (1928-03-31) (age 87)
Floral, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Both
Played for USHL:
Omaha Knights
Detroit Red Wings
 Hartford Whalers
Houston Aeros
New England Whalers
Detroit Vipers
Playing career 1946–1971

Gordie Howe, OC (born March 31, 1928 in Floral, Saskatchewan, Canada) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player. He played for the Detroit Red Wings and the Hartford Whalers of the National Hockey League, and the Houston Aeros and the New England Whalers in the World Hockey Association. Howe is often known as Mr. Hockey,[1] and is considered to be one of the best hockey players ever.

On October 26, 2014, Howe suffered a serious stroke.[2] On December 2, 2014, Howe had another stroke and was taken to a hospital and was placed in ICU.

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