Gordie Howe came out of retirement in 1973 to play with the Houston Aeros alongside his two sons, Marty and Mark. Bob Child/AP hide caption

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Gordie Howe, Legend Known As 'Mr. Hockey,' Dies At 88

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Sports commentator Mike "Doc" Emrick waves to fans as he is presented with a jersey by the New Jersey Devils in 2012. Bill Kostroun/AP hide caption

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Hockey's Doc Emrick And His 153 Verbs

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Jarret Stoll (No. 28) of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates his team's game-winning goal in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals. Kings defenseman Alec Martinez scored in overtime with a shot that deflected off the Chicago Blackhawks' Nick Leddy (left). Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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Canada's Jamie Benn (right) and Corey Perry celebrate a goal against America and goalie Jonathan Quick during the men's hockey semifinals in Sochi Friday. Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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