Mark Howe's journey all his own

Updated: November 11, 2011, 1:55 PM ET
By Craig Custance | ESPN.com

Growing up as the son of one of the best hockey players who ever lived comes with privileges.

It meant Mark Howe and his brothers were the only kids in the neighborhood to play street hockey games with Terry Sawchuk's goalie pads. It meant being the stick boy for opposing teams and getting Bobby Hull's used sticks -- not to collect, but to play hockey with in the driveway until nothing was left but kindling. It meant getting chased around by Red Wings trainer Lefty Wilson ...

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