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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?
Gordie Howe's death was caused by Natural Causes.
|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|
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
My philosophy is never start talking about ‘if,’ ‘and,’ ‘but’ or the past, because 90 percent of what follows will be negative.Gordie Howe
I like to think that I’m a family man first and a professional athlete second.Gordie Howe
That was Dad. Don’t take any dirt from anybody.Gordie Howe
You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave – win or lose.Gordie Howe