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Red Wings Were On First HNIC Telecast, OTD In 1952
As the Red Wings embark on their 90th season, (they started life as the Detroit Cougars in 1926), my editor ran across this video nugget. Sixty four years ago today, Canada's first nationally televised game featured the Red Wings and the Montreal Canadiens.
Red Wings Legend, 'Mr. Hockey' Gordie Howe Dies at 88
Detroit Red Wings legend Gordie Howe, who came to be known as "Mr. Hockey", has died at the age of 88. Arguably one of the two greatest hockey players of all time, Howe had been in fragile health for several years following a series of strokes, but had rallied in the past year after underg…