Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made the announcement Thursday in Windsor.
Ravaged by a stroke that left him unable to walk and barely able to speak, Gordie Howe decided it was time to quit.
Ravaged by a stroke that left him unable to walk and barely able to speak, Gordie Howe had decided it was time to quit.
After seeing the revitalization of his dad, Murray Howe now looks at stem cells as a potential game-changer in medicine.
The 86-year-old Howe was expected to attend the event despite two disabling strokes late last year. His family says his health has improved after stem-cell treatment as part of a clinical trial in Mexico.
Detroit Red Wings great Gordie Howe is now able to walk with just a little assistance after suffering a series of strokes.
Gordie Howe’s family was hopeful the hockey great would be out of the hospital before the end of the night Wednesday after being treated for dehydration.
An MRI taken Tuesday night shows hockey Hall of Famer Gordie Howe didn’t have a large stroke this week, as the family had feared, his son said.
Previously, his family said they were making him “comfortable” as he began what was expected to be a long recovery from two previous strokes.
Gordie Howe is comfortable as he makes a long recovery from two strokes, but the hockey great can’t walk and has limited speech, one of his sons said Sunday.