Hockey Hall of Famer Gordie Howe, who died at age 88, to be enshrined in Hockey Hall Of Fame
Gordie (Jack) Howe, the legendary and highly regarded coach of the Boston Bruins, passed away on Friday at age 87.
The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place at the New York State Fairgrounds in Brooklyn on July 13.
He was a Hall of Famers first choice.
The legendary hockey coach was inducted into the Hockey Hall.
His first year as a coach was in 1954, when he coached the Boston College Eagles.
He also coached the Detroit Red Wings, who went to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1959.
Howe became the NHL’s all-time leading scorer.
He is a recipient of the Order of Canada, the John A. MacLean Award and the Bob Murphy Award.
He was a founding member of the National Hockey League’s Hockey Hall Committee, where he served as an advisor from 1964 to 1975.
He served on the committee from 1986 to 2008, when the Hall passed on him.
The Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cups in 1967 and 1968 and reached the finals in 1970 and 1971.
Howe was inducting his sons, Bill and Mark, as well as his grandchildren, Max and Maxie, in his honour.