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About Gordie Howe
Regarded as one of ice hockey’s greatest players, Gordon Howe had a 25-year-long career in the National Hockey League after making his debut in 1946 with the Detroit Red Wings. He stayed with the team until 1971, when he retired following a chronic wrist injury. He received wrist surgery and joined the World Hockey Association (WHA) in 1973as a member of the Houston Aeros team. He retired from the league in 1980.
He was born to Albert and Katherine Howe who raised him alongside his eight siblings. For 55 years, he was married to Colleen Howe, who became his manager through the establishment of Power Play International. He played in the WHA with his sons Mark and Marty. He had two more children.
He won the Art Ross Trophy and Hart Memorial Trophy six times each and the Stanley Cup with the Red Wings four times. He also played in 23 NHL All-Star Games.
He died in Toledo, Ohio, on June 10, 2016.
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Famous quotes by Gordie Howe
All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.Gordie Howe
You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave - win or lose.Gordie Howe
Gordie Howe's Popularity
Gordie Howe was a famous Canadian ice hockey player, who was born on March 31, 1928. As a person born on this date, Gordie Howe is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (March 31) and the 28th most popular for the year (1928).
People born on March 31 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Gordie Howe is the 826th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Gordie Howe's birthday, Gordie Howe is the 397th most famous Canadian.
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