By David Mittleman

Any hockey fan would recognize Mr. Hockey – Gordie Howe – and remember the former Red Wing star as one of the toughest players in the history of the game. His name is famously, if somewhat incorrectly, connected to the unofficial “Gordie Howe Hat Trick,” in which a player records a goal, an assist, and a fight in the same game. His remarkable career spanned six decades, including a record-setting five in the NHL, and his contributions to the game have lasted long after his retirement.

Struck By Illness

Sadly, Howe suffered a severe stroke in October …read more