Tony Dungy had much of his success in football far from his hometown of Jackson, Mich., turning around the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and becoming the first black coach to win a Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts.
“If there was ever a year we needed a full training camp, this was it,” Howe said.
Lidstrom was a 20-year veteran with the Detroit Red Wings before retiring at the end of last season.
The Philadelphia Flyers have retired former defenseman Mark Howe’s No. 2 and raised the number to the rafters.
Former Detroit Red Wing Mark Howe was named to the Hockey Hall Of Fame Today. Along with Howe, Ed Belfour, Doug Gilmour and Joe Nieuwendyk were also elected to the hall.