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Video: Doc Emrick’s heartfelt words about Gordie Howe

Antti Niemi

Hockey great Gordie Howe watches the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks play during an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Thursday Nov. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)


As one of the most erudite minds in the game, Mike “Doc” Emrick seems like the perfect person to discuss Gordie Howe’s impact as the icon struggles with a significant stroke. He absolutely did so on Wednesday night, as you can see in the video below:

Soon after, Mike Milbury spoke about a teammate who was oddly delighted by getting roughed up by No. 9:

It actually kind of makes sense, really. Here are a few update videos regarding his condition:


Howe shows significant improvement after serious stroke