June 2016: Gordie Howe, "Mr. Hockey," Dies at 88

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Gordie Howe, "Mr. Hockey," Dies at 88
Image of hockey legend Gordie Howe
Canadian born hockey great Gordie Howe, who helped the Detroit Red Wings win four championships and finished in the top five in scoring 20 years in a row, has died. His stand-out statistics also include six MVP and 23 All Star awards. His son, Dr. Murray Howe confirmed the death Friday, June 10, 2016, texting The Associated Press: "Mr Hockey left peacefully, beautifully, and w no regrets."
Photo source: AP Photo/Julio Cortez
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