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Old 06-10-2016, 10:49 AM   #1
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Unhappy Gordie Howe dies at 88

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Old 06-10-2016, 04:07 PM   #2
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When I was a kid, official bedtime was pretty strictly enforced. But most of the time I didn't mind. I had my very own transistor radio and could lie in bed and listen to anything I wanted, or at least anything I could get to actually come in. Most nights that ended up being WJR, so of course during hockey season it was all Red Wings.

So I have to agree that Gordie Howe was Mr. Hockey. It didn't matter what team the Wings were playing, it seemed that Gordie could always score. It didn't even matter whether they won or lost. As long as Gordie scored, I could then fall asleep, secure with the knowledge that all was right with the world.

RIP Gordie, and thanks for the memories.

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Old time hockey? Eddie Shore?
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Be at peace Gordie.
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