Biography - A Short Wiki
NHL legend known as Mr. Hockey, he played games in five different decades, spending his prime years with the Detroit Red Wings. He finished his career with NHL records in goals with 801 and points with 1850, but they would later be topped by the great Wayne Gretzky.
He married Colleen Joffa in 1953 and had four children with her. He suffered from dementia late in life and died on June 10, 2016.
How did Gordie Howe die?
|Cause of death||Natural Causes|
|Age of death||88 years|
|Birthday||March 31, 1928|
|Death date||June 10, 2016|
|Place of death||Sylvania, Ohio, United States|
|Place of burial||Gordie Howe Memorial Statue Burial Site Saskatoon, Saskatoon Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada|
It’s been said that, while growing up, I ate meals with my skates on. It’s true.Gordie Howe
I would say it is important to have a good education, as hockey is a career that does not last many years, and you need to be prepared for this.Gordie Howe
There’s always something in the game you wish you would have done different. That’s why players improve, because they learn from what they did before. They might have been guessing before, but now they know.Gordie Howe
I still believe it is important that children have a chance to play other sports because they all offer learning experiences. Soccer is a growing sport and would be a good complement to hockey.Gordie Howe
I like to think that I’m a family man first and a professional athlete second.Gordie Howe