‘CANES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF GORDIE HOWE
RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today issued the following statement following the passing of hockey legend Gordie Howe.
“Gordie Howe was a true legend in every sense of the word, and we are proud that he and his sons are a part of our organization’s history,” said Francis. “I was lucky to have the opportunity to take the ice with him during my time in Hartford, and his impact on our sport is immeasurable.
“The Carolina Hurricanes organization sends its deepest condolences to the Howe family and everyone affected by his loss.”