Gordie Howe News

A signed Detroit Red Wings jersey was meant to be sold in a raffle to raise funds for the arena in Asquith, Sask. The event was nearly ruined when the jersey was stolen on Jan. 29, 2017.

Gordie Howe jersey hunt still on as person of interest found

By 650 CKOM April 4, 2017 - 6:59am Updated: April 4, 2017 - 1:39pm

RCMP say they no longer need help identifying a man who may have been connected to the theft of a Gordie Howe jersey from a small-town Saskatchewan arena.

The signed...

More than 200 people came to the Asquith community rink on Mar. 10, 2017 for a fundraising raffle with a chance to win a Gordie Howe jersey.

Asquith raffle raises $17,000 for rink after Howe jersey stolen

By JT Marshall March 11, 2017 - 7:44am Updated: March 11, 2017 - 7:45am

After a signed Gordie Howe jersey was stolen from the Asquith community rink last January, community officials didn't think their annual raffle was going to happen.


The town of Asquith, Sask., has been flooded with support from across Canada after a Gordie Howe jersey set to be raffled off in the fundraiser was stolen back in January.

'Very touched:' Support keeps Asquith arena fundraiser alive after theft

By Brent Bosker March 10, 2017 - 12:57pm Updated: March 10, 2017 - 1:32pm

People in Asquith are getting ready for their big night.

A valuable piece of hockey memorabilia will be raffled off Friday in the community, found about half an hour...

The town of Asquith will go ahead with a planned raffle to fundraise for the local hockey rink after a local family donated a signed Gordie Howe jersey on Feb. 1, 2017.

Asquith family donates signed Gordie Howe jersey to save arena fundraiser

By 650 CKOM February 2, 2017 - 12:29pm Updated: February 2, 2017 - 12:30pm

A community dealing with a disheartening crime has found out help really is close to home.

People in the town of Asquith were angered after someone stole a signed Gordie...

Children in Asquith, Sask. are still smiling despite the theft of a signed Gordie Howe jersey that was being raffled to keep the town rink open.

Asquith community rallying after Gordie Howe jersey theft

By Chris Carr February 1, 2017 - 6:02pm Updated: February 1, 2017 - 6:30pm

There's not a lot for kids to do in the small town of Asquith in the dead of winter.   So when the future of the local hockey rink was recently thrown into jeopardy, people...

A signed Gordie Howe jersey to be raffled off to help a community rink in Asquith, Sask. was stolen sometime over the weekend.

Autographed Gordie Howe jersey stolen from Sask. hockey arena

By 650 CKOM January 31, 2017 - 3:40pm Updated: January 31, 2017 - 3:45pm

It's a huge hit for a small town hockey rink.

An autographed Gordie Howe jersey, which was set to be raffled off as part of an annual fundraiser, has been stolen from...

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Red Wings salute Mr. Hockey during home opener

By 650 CKOM October 18, 2016 - 7:57am Updated: October 18, 2016 - 8:00am

The Detroit Red Wings honoured the late Gordie Howe Monday night during their home opener against the Ottawa Senators.

A tribute video played during a commercial timeout...

Flowers placed in front of Gordie Howe statue at Sasktel Centre.

Babcock reflects on Mr. Hockey during return to Saskatoon

By Justin Marshall October 5, 2016 - 7:43am Updated: October 5, 2016 - 7:45am

Mike Babcock was six-years-old in 1969 when Mr. Hockey  racked up 103 points for the Detroit Red Wings.   The Saskatoon native and Toronto Maple Leafs head coach reflected on...

Gordie Howe's ashes were laid to rest at a private ceremony outside SaskTel Centre Sept. 25, 2016.

Gordie Howe's ashes laid to rest outside SaskTel Centre

By 650 CKOM September 25, 2016 - 11:44am Updated: September 26, 2016 - 8:49am

Gordie Howe is back home in Saskatoon.

On Sunday, 61 members of Howe’s family laid the hockey legend's ashes to rest at a private ceremony by his statue outside SaskTel...

Saskatoon set to celebrate the life of Mr. Hockey.

Howe family looks forward to day honouring Mr. Hockey

By Bryn Levy September 23, 2016 - 12:03pm Updated: September 23, 2016 - 12:15pm

Members of the Howe family are getting ready to celebrate the life of Mr. Hockey in his hometown.

Saskatoon will celebrate Thank you, Mr. Hockey Day on Sunday with a...

Bryton Sayers and Wyatt Sloboshan of the Saskatoon Blades showcase the Mr. Hockey special edition jerseys to be worn on Sunday afternoon.

Blades unveil Mr. Hockey special jerseys ahead of Sundays homeopener

By JT Marshall September 22, 2016 - 12:14am Updated: September 22, 2016 - 12:15am

They commemorate Mr. Hockey and will be wore for one afternoon only.

The Saskatoon Blades unveiled their special edition jerseys Wednesday to be worn on Sunday at their...

Crew from Rely Ex Construction prepares the hole that will become a vault for Gordie and wife Colleen Howe's ashes.

SaskTel Centre Prepares For Gordie Howe Ceremony

By Ryan Brandt September 19, 2016 - 12:05pm Updated: September 19, 2016 - 12:15pm

The Gordie Howe statue is one step closer to being a shrine to the hockey legend.

A construction crew completed the drilling of a hole at the foot of the statue outside...