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Mr. Hockey Statistics

GORDON (GORDIE) HOWE®, Mr. Hockey®

  • Born: March 31, 1928; Floral Saskatchewan
  • Height: 6'0"
  • Playing weight: 204lbs
  • Position: Played defense, center and right wing
  • Shoots: Right and Left
  • Nickname: Mr. Hockey®
  • Played Professional Hockey: 32 years; Played 6 Decades (set record for professional sports)
  • Total Games Played: 2,421
  • Total Goals: 1,071
  • Total Assists: 1,518
  • Total Points: 2,589
  • All-Star Games: 29
  • Retired: 1980 at the age of 52
  • Stanley Cups: 4
  • Art Ross Trophies: 6 (Top NHL Points)
  • Hart Trophies: 6 (NHL MVP) Most Consecutive 20 or More Goal Season: 27 **Gordie was top 5 in scoring in 20 consecutive seasons
      REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFF SEASON
YEAR
T E A M LEAGUE GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1944-45
Galt Red Wings OHA -- -- -- -- -- - - - - -
1945-46
Omaha Knights USHL 51 22 26 48 53 6 2 1 3 15
1946-47
Detroit Red Wings NHL 58 7 15 22 62 5 0 0 0 18
1947-48
Detroit Red Wings NHL 60 16 28 44 63 10 1 1 2 11
1948-49
Detroit Red Wings (b,e,g) NHL 40 12 25 37 57 11 *8 3 *11 19
1949-50
Detroit Red Wings (b) NHL 70 35 33 68 69 1 0 0 0 7
1950-51
Detroit Red Wings (a,c) NHL 70 *43 *43 *86 74 6 4 3 7 4
1951-52
Detroit Red Wings (a,c,d,e,h) NHL 70 *47 39 *86 78 8 2 *5 *7 2
1952-53
Detroit Red Wings (a,c,d) NHL 70 *49 *46 *95 57 6 2 5 7 2
1953-54
Detroit Red Wings (a,c,f) NHL 70 33 *48 *81 109 12 4 5 9 *31
1954-55
Detroit Red Wings (e,g) NHL 64 29 33 62 68 11 *9 11 *20 24
1955-56
Detroit Red Wings (b) NHL 70 38 41 79 100 10 3 9 12 8
1956-57
Detroit Red Wings (a,c,d) NHL 70 *44 45 *89 72 5 2 5 7 6
1957-58
Detroit Red Wings (a,d) NHL 64 33 44 77 40 4 1 1 2 0
1958-59
Detroit Red Wings (b) NHL 70 32 46 78 57 - - - - -
1959-60
Detroit Red Wings (a,d) NHL 70 28 45 73 46 6 1 5 6 4
1960-61
Detroit Red Wings (b,e) NHL 64 23 49 72 30 11 4 11 *15 10
1961-62
Detroit Red Wings (b) NHL 70 33 44 77 54 - - - - -
1962-63
Detroit Red Wings (a,c,d,e) NHL 70 *38 48 *86 100 11 7 9 *16 22
1963-64
Detroit Red Wings (b,e,g) NHL 69 26 47 73 70 14 *9 10 *19 16
1964-65
Detroit Red Wings (b) NHL 70 29 47 76 104 7 4 2 6 20
1965-66
Detroit Red Wings (a) NHL 70 29 46 75 83 12 4 6 10 12
1966-67
Detroit Red Wings (b,m) NHL 69 25 40 65 53 - - - - -
1967-68
Detroit Red Wings (a) NHL 74 39 43 82 53 - - - - -
1968-69
Detroit Red Wings (a) NHL 76 44 59 103 58 - - - - -
1969-70
Detroit Red Wings (a) NHL 76 31 40 71 58 4 2 0 2 2
1970-71
Detroit Red Wings NHL 63 23 29 52 38 - - - - -
1971-72
Did not play (n,o)                      
1972-73
Did not play (i)                      
1973-74
Houston Aeros (a,h,j) WHA 70 31 69 100 46 13 3 *14 17 34
1974-75
Houston Aeros (a) WHA 75 34 65 99 84 13 8 12 20 20
1975-76
Houston Aeros WHA 78 32 70 102 76 17 4 8 12 31
1976-77
Houston Aeros (k) WHA 62 24 44 68 57 11 5 3 8 11
1977-78
New England Whalers WHA 76 34 62 96 85 14 5 5 10 15
1978-79
New England Whalers WHA 58 19 24 43 51 10 3 1 4 4
1979-80
Hartford Whalers (age 52) NHL 80 15 26 41 42 3 1 1 2 2

NHL Totals 1760 801 1049 1850 1685 157 68 92 160 220

WHA Totals 419 174 334 508 399 78 28 43 71 115

MAJOR LEAGUE TOTALS 2186 975 1383 2358 2084 235 96 135 231 335

Regular plus Playoff Totals 2421 1071g 1518a 2589p 2419m          

The Detroit Red Wings have never won a Stanley Cup without a Howe on their team. When they won the Cup in 1934-35, '35-36, and '42-43, Syd Howe played (no relation to Gordie). And, when they won the Cup in '49-50, '51-52, '53-54, and '54-55, Gordie was a member of their team.

(a) First Team All-Star
(b) Second Team All-Star
(c) Winner of Art Ross Trophy (Top NHL points) (6-NHL)
(d) Won Hart Trophy (NHL MVP) (6-NHL)
(e) Leading Scorer in Playoffs (6-NHL)
(f) Led in Penalties during Playoffs (1-NHL)
(g) Led in Goals during Playoffs (3-NHL)
(h) Led in Assists during Playoffs (1-NHL 1-WHA)
(i) July 1976-Signed by Houston Aeros (WHA)
(j) Named as WHA MVP (1-WHA)
(k) June 1977-Signed by New England Whalers as a free agent.
(m) Named winner of Lester Patrick Trophy (outstanding service to hockey in U.S.)
(n) June 1972-Named to Hockey Hall of Fame
(o) 1972-Named to the Order of Canada, Canada's highest citizen award

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