Gordie Howe

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Gordie Howe: The Very Best Of The Best

@StanFischler Having watched hockey since 1939, and having seen Gordie Howe from his rookie season, 1946-47 on, I can say without question that he was the best player that I’ve ever seen, goaltenders excluded. Better than Maurice (Rocket) Richard, legitimately considered to be “The Babe Ruth Of Hockey.” Better than Wayne Gretzky, who required “policemen” […]

Remembering Gordie Howe: 9 Facts About “Mr. Hockey”

    “Mr. Hockey,” Gordie Howe passed away on Friday, June 10 at the age of 88. HERE ARE 9 FACTS ABOUT THE GREAT #9 1. Gordon Howe was born on May 31, 1928, in Floral, Saskatchewan, Canada. 2. Howe got his first taste of professional hockey at 15 years old in 1943 when he […]