November 18, 2014
Gordie Howe: By The Numbers
1767 - Career NHL games played over 26 NHL seasons.
1850 - Career NHL points, most in league history at the time of his retirement.
801 - Career NHL goals, tops at the time of his retirement.
1049 - Career NHL assists, most in the league at the time of his retirement.
508 - Points scored in WHA over six seasons. He was aged 45-51 in those seasons.
1685 - Career NHL penalty minutes, sixth most in NHL history at time of his retirement.
$4,000 - Gordie Howe's signing bonus when he joined Detroit in 1945.
$1,000,000 - Total value of Howe's 4 year contract with Houston of the WHA.
2 - Gordie Howe Hat Tricks - a goal, an assist, and a fight.
4 - Stanley Cups (1950, 1952, 1954, 1955)
6 - Hart Trophies
6 - Art Ross Trophies
21 - End of season All Star status. 12 first team, 9 second team.
2 - Avco Cups for WHA championship (1974, 1975)