Gordie Howe Passes Away

Gordie Howe, Mr. Hockey, Dead at 88.

Gordie Howe, Mr. Hockey, Dead at 88.

Gordie Howe, affectionately known as Mr. Hockey, passed away early in the morning on June 10, 2016. After 25 seasons with Detroit and 3 with Houston, he came to Hartford and played for the WHA New England Whalers from 1977-1979, making the transition back to the NHL with the Hartford Whalers before retiring in 1980 at age 51. He played 214 games in Hartford, where his #9 banner hangs from the rafters of the arena.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Howe family.

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