WATCH: Red Wings fans give Gordie Howe a very heartfelt Birthday

If you missed the first period, or do not have access to Fox Sports Detroit, the Red Wings and their fans gave Gordie Howe a very special 88th birthday which included an amazing cake and a birthday singalong:

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After suffering a stroke, Mr. Hockey was able to attend tonight's game thanks to stem-cell treatment. His birthday isn't until Thursday, but what a wonderful gesture by the Detroit Red Wings and the fans showing respect for one of the greatest players of all time.