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DeadBorn: 3/31/1928 in Floral, Saskatchewan, Canada
Cause of death: natural causes
Full name: Gordon Howe
Nickname: Mister Hockey
Noted For: pro hockey player, right winger; NHL Detroit Red Wings (1946-71), WHA Houston Aeros (1973-77), WHA New England Whalers (1977-79), and NHL Hartford Whalers (1979-80). Holds NHL the record for regular season games played (1,767). Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame (1972). Father of pro hockey players Marty Howe (1954) and Mark Howe (1955).
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