Sports Illustrated's Allan Muir points us toward a video in which a slew of NHL players, celebrities and other luminaries wish Red Wings legend Gordie Howe a happy 85th birthday:
If thereās one thing Hallmarkās on top of, its birthdays. So no surprise then that the Hallmark Channel is ahead of the curve when it comes to honoring Gordie Howe, who celebrates his 85th birthday on Sunday.
The U.S. cable net traveled to rinks around the NHL to gather best wishes for Mr. Hockey from current stars like Teemu Selanne, Dion Phaneuf, Dustin Brown and Nail Yakupov, among others.
Of course Hallmark has a vested interest in this. Itās promoting the U.S. premiere of āMr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story,ā on May 4. The bio-pic, which stars Michael Shanks (Stargate SG-1) and the great Kathleen Robertson (Beverly Hills, 90210) focuses on Gordieās return to action at age 45 to play with his sons Mark and Marty in the World Hockey Association. And, being the Hallmark Channel, thereās pr...