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Gordie Howe


1928 Born March 31 in Floral, Saskatchewan, Canada
1943 Plays for Saskatoon Lions
1946 Begins playing for Detroit Red Wings
1953 Marries Colleen Joffa
1971 Announces retirement from professional hockey
1973 Signs contract with World Hockey Association's Houston Aeros
1979 Returns to NHL with Hartford Whalers
1980 Retires from professional hockey
1997 Returns to play one game for Detroit Vipers

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