DETROIT — Detroit Red Wings and hockey legend Gordie Howe has died.
Howe played professional hockey for 32 years, including 25 years for the Detroit Red Wings. He won four Stanley Cups, six Art Ross trophies (for most points in the NHL, six Hart trophies (for NHL MVP). He had 27 consecutive seasons of 20 or more goals scored and was in the top five of scoring in the NHL for 20 straight seasons. He was an NHL All-Star 23 times.
After his career ended in Detroit, he landed in the World Hockey Association with the Houston Aeros. He ended his career with the Hartford Whalers.
Howe was born March 31, 1928 in Floral, Saskatchewan.
Howe had been battling severe health issues for years, including a stroke in 2014.