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Gordie Howe, Right Wing

Gordie Howe, middle, better known as "Mr. Hockey," is one of the greatest hockey players of all time. He played from 1946 until 1980, retiring at the age of 52. In 1997, Howe, almost 70 years old, signed a one-game contract with the Detroit Vipers of the International Hockey League, becoming... JOSEPH CANNATA, JR. / HARTFORD COURANT