WATCH LIVE: Funeral for Gordie Howe, hockey Hall of Famer

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2000, file photo, hockey legend Gordie Howe speaks to the media before the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame's 27th Annual Enshrinement Dinner. (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, File)

Family and friends have gathered to say goodbye to hockey Hall of Famer Gordie Howe.



Gordie Howe, widely known as "Mr. Hockey," played in over 1,700 games and scored more than 800 goals during his Hall of Fame career.

The Hall of Famer played on four Stanley Cup championship teams in Detroit during a 25-year stint that began in 1946. He retired from hockey for good when he was 52.

Howe also played for WHA's Houston Aeros from 1973 to 1977.
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