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Gordie Howe resting after a stroke

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Evil ... Thy name is Orville Redenbacher!!, Oct 28, 2014.

  1. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  2. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Good that he is resting. I would imagine that a stroke could make you
    really tired.
  3. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    It could make you really dead. Resting is a very good thing.
  4. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Active Member

    Greatest player ever.
  5. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    Not even close
  6. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    A highlight of my writing career was the opportunity to listen to Gordie tell stories during morning skates at the Hartford Civic Center back in the '80s. Hope he recovers ok.
  7. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Might not be long now. His son:

    “I feel like this is his final lap around the rink,” said Murray Howe, a radiologist.
  8. Gehrig

    Gehrig Active Member

    This post made me laugh.
  9. spikechiquet

    spikechiquet Well-Known Member

    My wife was at the mall about 10 years ago and some hockey player and his wife were signing books at the bookstore. She thought it would be cool if she bought one and had the guy and his wife sign it since it was close to Christmas.
    I open the present and see I have a personalized message from Mr. Hockey in his book he wrote (Mr. & Mrs. Hockey). My dad and I gasp. She had no clue who he was...she just knew he was an old Red Wing that people knew.
    Although happy I got my book, I'm still kinda mad she didn't know who he was and just call me to get to the mall to meet him instead...but oh well. Makes for a good story.
    I did get to meet Gordie twice since then and even told him that story. He got a chuckle out of it.

    Best wishes No. 9.
  10. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Latest news is not good.


    From the Mark Howe quotes, time may be getting short.
  11. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Free Press reports Gordie is in intensive care after suffering another major stroke Monday.
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