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Dale Howard Chuck Death: Winnipeg Jets Star Dies At 57 [See Cause Of Death]



Dale Howard Chuck Death – Dead: Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Howard Chuck, who was the face of the Winnipeg Jets during his 16-year career in the NHL have passed away. Dale Howard Chuck reported to have died today August 19 2020 after a long battle with Stomach cancer. He died at the age of 57.

Pro Golfer first confirmed in a series of tweets via his twitter handle on Tuesday that Eric Hawerchuk has passed on. The tweets reads below..

“After an incredibly brave and difficult battle with cancer, our dad has passed away,” Eric Hawerchuk wrote. “My family is so proud of him and the way he fought. #HawerchukStrong.”

Hawerchuk was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1981 NHL entry draft. As a rookie, Hawerchuk scored 103 points as an 18-year-old winning the Calder Trophy, ESPN reported.

The forward topped 100 points six times during his nine seasons in Winnipeg. He held franchise records for goals (379) and points (929) until Shane Doan broke those marks during the 2015-16 season, reported. Doan, the last member of the original Jets still active in the NHL, broke the record as the captain of the Arizona Coyotes. The franchise moved to the Southwest from Winnipeg in 1996.

Hawerchuk, nicknamed “Ducky,” also played five seasons for the Buffalo Sabres, two for the Philadelphia Flyers and one with the St. Louis Blues. He finished his career with 518 goals, 891 assists and 1,409 points. He played in Western Canada while Edmonton and Calgary dominated the era, but Hawerchuk missed the playoffs only once during his career. According to the Hockey Hall of Fame, he averaged more than a point a game for 13 consecutive seasons.

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