Hockey Hall of Fame forward who spent 16 years in the league, winning three Stanley Cups.
He signed with the St. Louis Blues and spent several years in their minor-league system.
He won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy as the NHL's most gentlemanly player and played in three All-Star Games.
He fathered four children with his wife Linda; his son Patrick signed with the Vancouver Canucks for the 2012-2013 season.
He was the first American player to score 500 goals; Mike Modano became the second.