Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk dies of cancer

  • Dale Hawerchuk, a forward with the Philadelphia Flyers, takes a rest during practice at the Coliseum in Voorhees, N.J., Tuesday, April 30, 1996. Hawerchuk, a hockey phenom who became the face of the Winnipeg Jets en route to the Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 57 after a battle with cancer. The Ontario Hockey League’s Barrie Colts, a team Hawerchuk coached, confirmed the death on Twitter on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Nanine Hartzenbusch)

Dale Hawerchuk, a hockey phenom who became the face of the Winnipeg Jets en route to the Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 57 after a battle with cancer.