AVCO World Trophies, for the 1974 and '75 WHA championships, won with sons Mark and Marty on the Houston Aeros. Gordie won the Gary L. Davidson Award as the league MVP in '74.
HALLS OF FAME inducted into, most notably the Hockey Hall of Fame, Canada Sports Hall of Fame, Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, Michigan Sports Hall of Fame and Connecticut Sports Hall of Fame.
4 ON SI'S COVER
Howe appeared on four covers over 23 years. (SI didn't begin publishing until 1954, after his eighth season.)