August 03, 2010
Who's Better? Rocket Richard vs Gordie Howe
During the days of the Original Six, there were no superstars bigger than Maurice "Rocket" Richard of the Montreal Canadiens and Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings.
Their heights of their careers more or less coincided, with each leading their teams in epic clashes of dynasties in the 1950s. They were fierce rivals, sincerely detesting each other. And as such debate has raged amongst fans ever since: Who was better - Richard or Howe?