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USA Canada Mark Howe
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
66
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
2-time WHA Avco World Trophy 2

Father: Gordie Howe
Brother: Marty Howe
Uncle: Vic Howe
Sons: Travis Howe & Nolan Howe

Mark Howe's 28 shorthanded goals are the most in NHL history by a defenseman. After winning 2 World Trophies in 6 years in the WHA, he made his NHL debut with the Whalers in 1980 and scored 80 points. Over 16 years in the NHL, Mark was a 3x runner up for the Norris Trophy, made 3 Stanley Cup Finals appearances, and played in 4 All-Star games. He retired in 1995 with 197 goals and 742 points in 929 games. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2011.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1969-70 Detroit Olympia MNHL 40 30 39 69 21 |
1970-71 Detroit Jr. Red Wings SOJHL 44 37 70 107 - |
1971-72 Detroit Jr. Red Wings SOJHL 9 5 9 14 - |
USA OG 6 0 0 0 0 |
Team USA International 11 3 1 4 0 |
1972-73 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 60 38 66 104 27 |
1973-74 Houston Aeros WHA 76 38 41 79 20 | Playoffs 14 9 10 19 4
1974-75 Houston Aeros WHA 74 36 40 76 30 | Playoffs 13 10 12 22 0
1975-76 Houston Aeros WHA 72 39 37 76 38 29 | Playoffs 17 6 10 16 18 0
1976-77 Houston Aeros WHA 57 23 52 75 46 47 | Playoffs 11 4 10 14 2 3
1977-78 New England Whalers WHA 70 30 61 91 32 30 | Playoffs 14 8 7 15 18 0
1978-79 New England Whalers WHA 77 42 65 107 32 14 | Playoffs 6 4 2 6 6 -2
1979-80 Hartford Whalers NHL 74 24 56 80 20 14 | Playoffs 3 1 2 3 2
1980-81 Hartford Whalers NHL 63 19 46 65 54 10 |
1981-82 Hartford Whalers NHL 76 8 45 53 18 -8 |
USA CC 6 0 4 4 2 |
1982-83 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 76 20 47 67 18 47 | Playoffs 3 0 2 2 4
1983-84 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 71 19 34 53 44 30 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2
1984-85 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 73 18 39 57 31 51 | Playoffs 19 3 8 11 6
1985-86 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 77 24 58 82 36 85 | Playoffs 5 0 4 4 0
1986-87 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 69 15 43 58 37 57 | Playoffs 26 2 10 12 4
1987-88 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 75 19 43 62 62 23 | Playoffs 7 3 6 9 4 7
1988-89 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 52 9 29 38 45 7 | Playoffs 19 0 15 15 10 14
1989-90 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 40 7 21 28 24 22 |
1990-91 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 19 0 10 10 8 9 |
1991-92 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 42 7 18 25 18 18 |
1992-93 Detroit Red Wings NHL 60 3 31 34 22 22 | Playoffs 7 1 3 4 2 6
1993-94 Detroit Red Wings NHL 44 4 20 24 8 16 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0 0
1994-95 Detroit Red Wings NHL 18 1 5 6 10 -3 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 2
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1964-65 Detroit Roostertail QC Int PW - - - - - |
1965-66 Detroit Roostertail QC Int PW - - - - - |
1970-71 Detroit Jr. Red Wings Centennial Cup 10 5 19 24 0 |
1972-73 Toronto Marlboros M-Cup 3 4 4 8 6 |
1974-75 Canada Summit Summit74 7 2 2 4 4 |
1986-87 NHL All-Stars Rendez-vous 87 0 0 0 0 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1995-96 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout Pro Scout
1996-97 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout Pro Scout
1997-98 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout Pro Scout
1998-99 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout Pro Scout
1999-00 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout Pro Scout
2000-01 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout Pro Scout
2001-02 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout Pro Scout
2002-03 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout Pro Scout
2003-04 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout Pro Scout
2004-05 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout Pro Scout
2005-06 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2006-07 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2007-08 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2008-09 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2009-10 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2010-11 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2011-12 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2012-13 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2013-14 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2014-15 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2015-16 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2016-17 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2017-18 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2018-19 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
2019-20 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
Maine Nordiques NAHL Senior Advisor
2020-21 Detroit Red Wings NHL Dir. of Professional Scouting
Maine Nordiques NAHL Senior Advisor
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 1 6 0 4 4 0.67 2 - | 0
Centennial Cup 1 10 5 19 24 2.40 0 - | 0
International 1 11 3 1 4 0.36 0 - | 0
M-Cup 1 3 4 4 8 2.67 6 - | 0
MNHL 1 40 30 39 69 1.73 21 - | 0
NHL 16 929 197 545 742 0.80 455 400 | 11 101 10 51 61 0.60 34 29
OG 1 6 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
OHA-Jr. 1 60 38 66 104 1.73 27 - | 0
QC Int PW 2 - - - - - - - | 0
Rendez-vous 87 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - | 0
SOJHL 2 53 42 79 121 2.28 - - | 0
Summit74 1 7 2 2 4 0.57 4 - | 0
WHA 6 426 208 296 504 1.18 198 120 | 6 75 41 51 92 1.23 48 1
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Marty Howe (D) 1964-1982 13 Canada (Summit), Detroit Jr. Red Wings (Jr.A), Detroit Roostertail, Hartford Whalers, Houston Aeros, New England Whalers (WHA), Toronto Marlboros
Ron Sutter (F) 1982-1991 9 Philadelphia Flyers
Tim Kerr (F) 1982-1991 9 Philadelphia Flyers
Rick Tocchet (F) 1984-1992 8 Philadelphia Flyers

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1972, 1 #2 overall by London Knights in the OHL Priority Selection

Number 2 retired by Philadelphia Flyers

Cult/Star player for Detroit Red Wings

Cult/Star player for Hartford Whalers

Cult/Star player for Houston Aeros

Cult/Star player for Philadelphia Flyers

Cult/Star player for Toronto Marlboros

Career transactions
- 1995-09-28 • Announced his retirement
- 1992-07-07 • Signed by the Detroit Red Wings
- 1982-08-19 • Traded to the Philadelphia Flyers by the Hartford Whalers for a 1983 3rd round pick (Derrick Smith) for Ken Linseman, Greg Adams, a 1983 1st (David Jensen) round pick, and a 1983 3rd round pick (Leif Carlsson)
- 1979-06-09 • Claimed as a priority selection by the Hartford Whalers
- 1979-06-09 • Reclaimed by the Boston Bruins from the Hartford Whalers prior to Expansion Draft
- 1977-06-00 • Signed by the New England Whalers
- 1973-06-00 • Selected by the Houston Aeros in the WHA Professional Player Draft

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