Hockey Legend Gordie Howe Dies at 88

NHL legend Gordie Howe died on Friday, June 10, at age 88, his son Marty Howe confirmed to CNN Sports. He passed away just before 8 a.m. at his son’s home in Ohio.

The Hockey Hall of Famer’s health had been declining since he was diagnosed with dementia in 2012 and suffered two serious strokes in October 2014. Howe, who led the Detroit Red Wings to four Stanley Cup championships and was nicknamed “Mr. Hockey,” was optimistic that he was doing better after he traveled to Mexico for a stem-cell treatment as part of a clinical trial in December 2014. Continue reading at Us Weekly…