Mr. Hockey Recovering

Gordie Howe (Well Known Canadians)

The Detroit News reported that hockey legend, Gordie Howe, 86, is currently recovering from a serious stroke that he suffered on Sunday at his home in Texas. The Saskatchewan native played an unprecedented six decades of professional hockey, including one shift with the Detroit Vipers in 1997. During his 25 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, Howe was the NHL’s leading goal scorer six times and he held the NHL’s records in career goals, assists, and points. Together with Ted Lindsey and Sid Abel, Howe led the Red Wings from 1948 to 1955 to first place finishes seven consecutive times and won the Stanley Cup four times.

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