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by Alanah McGinley on 01/14/09 at 04:52 PM ET
A fairly shocking story in Macleans today, where Charlie Gillis details the behind-the-scenes relationship between Howe and his business managers:
Still, the court filings afford a view of Gordie Howe’s world in recent years that will dismay his adoring fans. With his wife and former business guru Colleen immobilized by dementia, hockey’s avuncular senior statesman found his affairs in the hands of men she’d trained to run his life. Reddy and Howard described the relationship as “more like family than business.” But behind the scenes, the Howes alleged, Del Reddy had become a domineering, at times volatile figure who on more than one occasion physically assaulted Gordie by shoving him—the last time being during their argument over pay.
Thanks to George James Malik at Snapshots for the pointer.
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