Gordon "Gordie" Howe, OC (March 31, 1928 – June 10, 2016) was a Canadian
professional ice ... Howe was most famous for his scoring prowess, physical
strength, and .... His number 9 j...
Oct 29, 2014 ... No. 9 was once the most famous number in hockey. ... 9 in honour of his daughter
, Huguette, who weighed nine pounds at birth. When Howe joined the Red Wings
in 1946-47, he first wore No. 17 before switching to No. 9. By the 1955-56 season
, Andy Bathgate was ... All Original Six teams have retired No.
Jun 15, 2016 ... Gretzky, who had his famous No. ... They will obviously have the "9" patch
ceremoniously ripped off of their jerseys before the start of the 2016-17 ... Let's
switch leagues for one second and look at what Major League Baseball did with
... 9, most hockey fans will always associate the number with Howe.
Jun 11, 2016 ... USA Today Original 6 ... Gordie Howe (back row, second from left) at age 17 in
his first ... like to switch to what would become his famous #9 that Conacher had
worn. ... in 1946-47 Gordie Howe wore #17 before switching to #9 in 1947-48 ...
Gordie remained with the Hartford Whalers for a number of years ...
Jun 10, 2016 ... When the Chronicle hired me in 1976 to cover the original Houston Aeros, I knew
nothing about hockey. Growing up in Waco, the only thing I ...
Jun 10, 2016 ... The legendary Canadian ice hockey player, Gordie Howe, known simply as "Mr
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Gordie Howe died just before 08:00 on Friday at his son's home in Ohio, ...
games played - 1,767 - and the Red Wings retired his number nine shirt.
Jun 10, 2016 ... Gordie Howe, legendary ice hockey player, dies aged 88 ... But the secret to
Howe's success was that his skill was tied to a legendary mean streak. Before he
ascended to Mr Hockey status, he had another nickname: ... The sport is
changing – many would say evolving – and those two ... 10 Jun 2016 9:12.
Gordie Howe wore 17 in his first year, and then was offered number 9 after the
player ... The most famous and recognizable is Gretzky's 99, which has been
covered. ... Alexandre Daigle had to switch from 91 to 9 (before he was traded).
.... A doubling of original 2-7 numbers can also be often seen, the most ...