The NHL may never see anyone like Gordie Howe again. Known as Mr. Hockey, he led the Detroit Red Wings to four Stanley Cups and is the only player to have competed in the league in five different decades. Yet, the man widely recognized as the greatest all-around player the sport has ever known has never told his story in fullauntil nowab Twenty consecutive seasons among the top five scorers in the NHL. One hundred points after the age of forty. Playing for Team Canada with his two sons. Gordie Howe rewrote the record books. But despite Howeas unyielding ferocity on the ice, his name has long been a byword for decency, generosity, and honesty off of it. Going back to Howeas Depression-era roots and following him through his Hall of Fame career, his enduring marriage to his wife, Colleen, his extraordinary relationship with his children, and into the present, Mr. Hockey is the definitive account of the gameas most celebrated legacy, as told by the man himself. Gordieas charm, wit, and wisdom are on full display as he takes you on a journey through his incredible life. FOREWORD BY BOBBY ORR INCLUDES PHOTOGRAPHSOne hundred points after the age of forty. Playing for Team Canada with his two sons. Gordie Howe rewrote the record books.
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