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May 24, 2022

Gordie Howe, “Mr. Hockey,” Dies At 88

By Chris Peters/CBSSports.com Gordie Howe, one of the greatest hockey players ever to lace up skates, has died at 88 years old. The Detroit Red Wings, with whom Howe had spent 25 years of his lengthy playing career, confirmed the news Friday morning. Howe was truly one of the giants in the game. Affectionately known around the world as “Mr. Hockey,” Howe was one of the game’s most prolific scorers and toughest competitors, embodying both the grace and brutality of the sport he helped popularize in the United States. Even in his post-playing career, which did not end until he…