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Mr. Hockey turns 80


Happy Birthday Gordie!

Happy Birthday Gordie!

Howe is considered one of the greatest hockey players of all time.

Howe is considered one of the greatest hockey players of all time.

Howe led Detroit to four Stanley Cup championships and to first place in regular season play for seven consecutive years (1948–49 to 1955–56), a feat never equaled in NHL history.

Howe led Detroit to four Stanley Cup championships and to first place in regular season play for seven consecutive years (1948–49 to 1955–56), a feat never equaled in NHL history.

Howe made his NHL debut on October 16, 1946, playing right wing for the Detroit Red Wings, scoring in his first game at the age of 18.

Howe made his NHL debut on October 16, 1946, playing right wing for the Detroit Red Wings, scoring in his first game at the age of 18.

The term "Gordie Howe hat trick" consists of a goal, an assist, and a fight.

The term

Howe retired in 1971 and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame the following year.

 Howe retired in 1971 and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame the following year.


World AIDS Day & The Red Scarf Project My daughter told me about the Red Scarf project in Peterborough and thought I might be interested. I saw this as an opportunity to participate in an HIV/AIDS initiative in a community outside of Toronto.