Saturday, June 11, 2016

Mister Hockey

Rory J. Koopmans, B. Admin., #6, 14504-108 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5N 1G8

June XIth, MMXVI

Hon. Dave Eggen, B. Ed., MLA, Minister of Education, New Democratic, Edmonton-Calder

Dear Dave:

Before there was a Wayne Gretzky, before there were a lot of other giants in hockey with real talent, among them there was the Great Gordie Howe. Playing with the Detroit Red Wings & Hartford Whalers for his National Hockey League (NHL) career, "Mister Hockey" played on the ice in several professional leagues in VI different decades, a truly accomplished gentleman. Here he teaches kids to listen to ensure they learn the message they are being taught.

"I always tell kids, you have two eyes & one mouth. Keep two open & one closed. You never learn anything if you are the one talking."



Source: The Detroit Free Press & The Hockey News.

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