They used to call Gordie Howe Power.
It was a nickname built on his ferocious strength. Sometimes Gordie would grasp a door knob while someone on the other side was about to pull the door open.
No matter how hard the person on the other side would pull, no force on earth could overcome Gordie Howe.
Except, of course, for time.
When one of the greatest players in hockey, one of the greatest men in hockey, stepped onto a red carpet to drop a puck Tuesday he had to be steadied and directed a ...