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Canada Gordie Howe
a.k.a. "Mr. Hockey"
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Database: 780 558 players
Last added: Rayene Ioualalen
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Alexis Lafrenière 52 35 77 112
2. Alexander Khovanov 51 32 67 99
3. Yegor Sokolov 52 46 46 92
4. Félix Robert 46 36 56 92
5. Xavier Simoneau 61 28 61 89
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
205 lbs / 93 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Contract
-
Highlights
1-time NHL Contribution to U.S. Hockey (Lester Patrick Trophy) 1
5-time NHL Most Goals (Maurice Richard Trophy) 5
6-time NHL Most Points (Art Ross Trophy) 6
6-time NHL Most Valuable Player (Hart Trophy) 6
4-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 4
2-time WHA Avco World Trophy 2

Brother: Vic Howe
Sons: Mark Howe & Marty Howe
Grandsons: Travis Howe & Nolan Howe

Team Staff profile of Gordie Howe also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1942-43 King George High CAHS - - - - - | -
1943-44 Saskatoon Lions SAHA 5 6 5 11 4 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 6
1944-45 Galt Red Wings OHA-Jr. 1 - - 3 - | -
1945-46 Omaha Knights USHL Sr. 51 22 26 48 53 | Playoffs 6 2 1 3 15
1946-47 Detroit Red Wings NHL 58 7 15 22 52 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 18
1947-48 Detroit Red Wings NHL 60 16 28 44 63 | Playoffs 10 1 1 2 11
1948-49 Detroit Red Wings NHL 40 12 25 37 57 | Playoffs 11 8 3 11 19
1949-50 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 35 33 68 69 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 7
1950-51 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 43 43 86 74 | Playoffs 6 4 3 7 4
1951-52 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 47 39 86 78 | Playoffs 8 2 5 7 2
1952-53 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 49 46 95 57 | Playoffs 6 2 5 7 2
1953-54 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 33 48 81 109 | Playoffs 12 4 5 9 31
1954-55 Detroit Red Wings NHL 64 29 33 62 68 | Playoffs 11 9 11 20 24
1955-56 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 38 41 79 100 | Playoffs 10 3 9 12 8
1956-57 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 44 45 89 72 | Playoffs 5 2 5 7 6
1957-58 Detroit Red Wings NHL 64 33 44 77 40 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 0
1958-59 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 70 32 46 78 57 | -
1959-60 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 70 28 45 73 46 | Playoffs 6 1 5 6 4
1960-61 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 64 23 49 72 30 | Playoffs 11 4 11 15 10
1961-62 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 70 33 44 77 54 | -
1962-63 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 38 48 86 100 | Playoffs 11 7 9 16 22
1963-64 Detroit Red Wings NHL 69 26 47 73 70 | Playoffs 14 9 10 19 16
1964-65 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 29 47 76 104 | Playoffs 7 4 2 6 20
1965-66 Detroit Red Wings NHL 70 29 46 75 83 | Playoffs 12 4 6 10 12
1966-67 Detroit Red Wings NHL 69 25 40 65 53 | -
1967-68 Detroit Red Wings NHL 74 39 43 82 53 12 | -
1968-69 Detroit Red Wings NHL 76 44 59 103 58 45 | -
1969-70 Detroit Red Wings NHL 76 31 40 71 58 23 | Playoffs 4 2 0 2 2
1970-71 Detroit Red Wings NHL 63 23 29 52 38 -2 | -
1971-73 Did not play - | -
1973-74 Houston Aeros WHA 70 31 69 100 46 | Playoffs 13 3 14 17 34
1974-75 Houston Aeros WHA 75 34 65 99 84 | Playoffs 13 8 12 20 20
1975-76 Houston Aeros “A” WHA 78 32 70 102 76 14 | Playoffs 17 4 8 12 31 1
1976-77 Houston Aeros “A” WHA 62 24 44 68 57 27 | Playoffs 11 5 3 8 11 1
1977-78 New England Whalers WHA 76 34 62 96 85 46 | Playoffs 14 5 5 10 15 0
1978-79 New England Whalers WHA 58 19 24 43 51 9 | Playoffs 10 3 1 4 4 1
1979-80 Hartford Whalers NHL 80 15 26 41 42 9 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 2
1980-97 Did not play - | -
1997-98 Detroit Vipers IHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1943-44 Saskatoon Lions M-Cup 2 0 0 0 6 | -
1974-75 Canada Summit Summit74 7 3 4 7 2 | -
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2001-02 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2002-03 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2003-04 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2004-05 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2005-06 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2006-07 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2007-08 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2008-09 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2009-10 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2010-11 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2011-12 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2012-13 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2013-14 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2014-15 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
2015-16 Vancouver Giants WHL Franchise Owner
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CAHS 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
IHL 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
M-Cup 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 6 0 | 0
NHL 26 1767 801 1049 1850 1.05 1685 87 | 20 157 68 92 160 1.02 220 0
OHA-Jr. 1 1 0 0 3 3.00 0 0 | 0
SAHA 1 5 6 5 11 2.20 4 0 | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 6 0
Summit74 1 7 3 4 7 1.00 2 0 | 0
USHL Sr. 1 51 22 26 48 0.94 53 0 | 1 6 2 1 3 0.50 15 0
WHA 6 419 174 334 508 1.21 399 96 | 6 78 28 43 71 0.91 115 3
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Player Biography and Trivia

Number 9 retired by Carolina Hurricanes

Number 9 retired by Detroit Red Wings

Number 9 retired by Hartford Whalers

Number 9 retired by Houston Aeros

Cult/Star player for Detroit Red Wings

Cult/Star player for Hartford Whalers

Cult/Star player for Houston Aeros

Cult/Star player for King George High

Cult/Star player for Saskatoon Lions

Career transactions
- 1997-09-30 • Signed to a 1-game contract by the Detroit Vipers
- 1979-06-09 • Rights retained by the Hartford Whalers
- 1973-06-05 • Signed by the Houston Aeros
- 1946-10-08 • Signed by the Detroit Red Wings
- 1945-11-01 • Signed by the Omaha Knights

Gordon "Gordie" Howe became the oldest player (52 years, 10 days) to play in a NHL game on April 11, 1980.

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