Mr. Hockey is coming to Lethbridge in the New Year.
Mr. Hockey is coming to Lethbridge in the New Year. Gordie Howe will be in town February 2, 2011 when the Hurricanes play host to the Vancouver Giants. The Hurricanes will be hosting Gordie and his son Marty for a special dinner the night before. Canes' Head Coach and G.M. Rich Preston played three seasons with Gordie Howe when the two skated with the Houston Aero's of the World Hockey Association. The Mr. Hockey Dinner will take place February 1st, but tickets are limited to a small group. Preston says he's looking forward to seeing Gordie and Marty. He notes it was a real privilege and honour to play with the Howe's. Gordie will drop the ceremonial puck when the Hurricanes host the Giants.