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Ted Lindsay Statement On The Passing Of Gordie Howe

via the NHLPA,

“I was very sad to learn today of the passing of my longtime teammate, and friend, Gordie Howe. Gordie really was the greatest hockey player who ever lived. I was fortunate to play with Gordie for 12 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings and I’ve known him for over 70 years. He could do it all in the game to help his team, both offensively and defensively. He earned everything that he accomplished on the ice.

“Beyond hockey, Colleen and his family meant everything to him. Gordie was larger than life, and he was someone who I thought would live forever. My wife Joanne and I extend our condolences to Gordie’s children — Cathleen, Mark, Marty and Murray — and his entire family and many friends during this time.”

Filed in: NHL Teams, Detroit Red Wings, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: gordie+howe, ted+lindsay

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Kate from PA now in SC-made in Detroit's avatar

Gordie really was the greatest hockey player who ever lived.

The proper tribute coming from Mr. Ted Lindsay. Thank you, Ted.

Posted by Kate from PA now in SC-made in Detroit on 06/11/16 at 09:46 AM ET

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