NBC SPORTS GROUP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF GORDIE HOWE
Stamford, Conn. – Friday, June 10, 2016 –NBC Sports today released the following statement regarding the passing of hockey legend Gordie Howe.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Gordie Howe. Gordie’s records on the ice placed him in the Hall of Fame, but his immeasurable contributions to the growth of the sport made him ‘Mr. Hockey’. He taught us all to live the Gordie Howe hat trick of life, and was a true legend both on and off the ice. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Gordie’s family, former teammates, friends and the entire Detroit Red Wings organization.” – Sam Flood, Executive Producer, NBC Sports and NBCSN