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Gordie Howe

Gordie Howe
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Gordie Howe's family is opening the doors of Joe Louis Arena, allowing his adoring fans of their father to pay respects.  

Cameron Frye

Local hockey legend Gordie Howe passed away today at the age of 88.

Known as "Mr. Hockey," he played 25 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings and is considered one of the greatest hockey players of all time.

I spoke with Denise Ilitch about his passing.  Ilitch is a businesswoman, University of Michigan regent, and her family owns the Red Wings team.  She has met Howe many times and says she will always remember him as being very kind...