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Movie based on Howe's WHA stint planned

Updated: October 19, 2006, 8:06 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- A movie based on the origins of the World Hockey Association and Gordie Howe's brief stint in the league is in the works.

Producers Howard and Karen Baldwin announced the project Monday night, when the Los Angeles Kings hosted the Detroit Red Wings, Howe's former team. It was the 60th anniversary of Howe's first NHL goal.

Howe, known as "Mr. Hockey," led Detroit to four Stanley Cup championships and scored 1,071 goals during a pro career that began in 1946.

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