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GORDIE by the NUMBERS
DAVID SABINO
November 23, 2012
Breaking down just some of the figures that sum up number 9
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November 23, 2012

Gordie By The Numbers

Breaking down just some of the figures that sum up number 9

1,767 NHL GAMES played by Howe over 26 seasons, the most by any player.

20 CONSECUTIVE SEASONS in which Howe finished among the NHL's top five scorers, a record.

1,850 NHL POINTS, most in league history at the time of his retirement in 1980 and currently third behind Wayne Gretzky's 2,857 and Mark Messier's 1,887.

801 NHL GOALS, tops at the time of his retirement and now second to Gretzky's 894.

36 YEARS THAT Howe held the NHL's alltime goals record, the longest stretch for any player.

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