Mark HOWE

United States of America USA

  • Olympic Medals
    1 S
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Sapporo 1972
  • Year of Birth
    1955
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Biography

Mark HOWE

As a child, Mark Howe had little difficulty finding someone to teach him to play hockey. Howe is the son of Gordie Howe, the grand old man of hockey, whom some consider the greatest player of all-time. Mark Howe prepped for pro hockey by playing in the Canadian Junior A leagues and then with the 1972 Olympic team. His first pro team was the Houston Aeros, and two of his teammates at Houston were father Gordie, and his brother, Marty Howe. In his fiist season with the Aeros, 1973-74, Mark Howe scored 38 goals and 79 points, and was voted the league’s Rookie of the Year and was chosen to play for Team Canada against the Soviet Union in the Summit Series. Mark Howe had a fine professional career He played with Houston until 1977 when he and his father joined the New England (later Hartford) Whalers. He continued to be a fine player but from 1980 through 1982 his scoring fell off and many experts considered him almost finished as a player. However in 1982 he was picked up by the Philadelphia Flyers, for whom he played from 1982-1992. Howe finished his NHL career with three year with his father’s old team, the Detroit Red Wings. In the NHL he scored 197 goals and 742 points. After his retirement from playing he remained with the Red Wings as a scout.

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