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Gordie Howe a.k.a. "Mr. Hockey"

Player Facts
  • Position
    RW
  • Height
    6'0" / 183 cm
  • Weight
    205 lbs / 93 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Contract
    -

Brother: Vic Howe
Sons: Mark Howe & Marty Howe
Grandson: Travis 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 |
1971-72 Did not play |
1972-73 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 GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CAHS 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 |
IHL 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
M-Cup 2 0 0 0 0.00 6 0 |
NHL 1767 801 1049 1850 1.05 1685 87 | 157 68 92 160 1.02 220 0
OHA-Jr. 1 0 0 3 3.00 0 0 |
SAHA 5 6 5 11 2.20 4 0 | 2 0 0 0 0.00 6 0
Summit74 7 3 4 7 1.00 2 0 |
USHL Sr. 51 22 26 48 0.94 53 0 | 6 2 1 3 0.50 15 0
WHA 419 174 334 508 1.21 399 96 | 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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