Gordie Howe facts for kids
|Hockey Hall of Fame, 1972|
March 31, 1928|
Floral, SK, CAN
|Died||June 10, 2016
Toldeo, OH, USA
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
Detroit Red Wings
New England Whalers
Gordie Howe, OC (March 31, 1928 – June 10, 2016) was a Canadian 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 was often known as Mr. Hockey, and was considered to be one of the best hockey players ever. He was born in Floral, Saskatchewan.
On October 26, 2014, Howe suffered a serious stroke. On December 2, 2014, Howe had another stroke and was taken to a hospital and was placed in ICU. He died on June 10, 2016 at his son's home in Toledo, Ohio from complications of the stroke he suffered a year ago, aged 88.
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Howe appearing at Gordie Howe Night as part owner of the Vancouver Giants in 2008
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