It’s a sad day in the world of hockey today, as Mr. Hockey Gordie Howe has passed away at the age of 88. Gordie truly was Mr. Hockey. Gordie made his NHL debut October, 16th, 1946 in a game against The Toronto Maple Leafs. His professional career was absolutely amazing. Gordie How played 32 professional hockey seasons in the NHL and WHA.
In the NHL Gordie had 1,850 points (801 goals and 1049 assists). When you combine his NHL totals with his WHA totals Gordie How played 2,421 games, and had 2,589 points and over 1,000 goals (some guys are lucky to play 100 pro games).
Gordie Howe 1928-2016.