Red Wings play exhibition at Gordie Howe Hockeyland
Red Wing Ace Injured DETROIT (AP) — Gordie Howe, star forward of the Detroit Detroit Red Wings, suffered what doctors described as "a slight concussion" Thursday night when he skidded into a goal post as the National Hockey Leagers were defeating a combination from their Pittsburgh and Memphis farms, 5-2. Howe was taken to a hospital, hospital, but released later to spend the night at home. He was ordered ordered to return Friday for further further examination and observation. observation. While groggy after the collision, collision, Howe never lost consciousness. consciousness. It literally was his own goal post Howe slid into. The exhibition exhibition was played at Gordie Howe's Hockeyland, a rink he operates in suburban St. Clair Shores. Bruce MacGregor got two Red Wing goals as Detroit ran its exhibition record to 7-2-1. Lowell MacDonala and Chuck Holmes of Pittsburgh got the farm hand goals.