Actor Alan Thicke passed away on Tuesday at the age of 69.
Thicke, best known for his role in the long-time television sitcom Growing Pains, died of a heart attack while playing pickup hockey with his son in California. A noted hockey fan who forged a relationship with Wayne Gretzky and helped write the song "Hockey-Sock Rock'' in 1979 that helped raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Research, was often spotted at Los Angeles Kings games.
But Thicke also has ties to the Tampa Bay Lightning.Thicke also got to know Phil Esposito during the Hall of Famer's time with the New York Rangers, which inclu...
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