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Gordie Howe

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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...

In Gordie Howe's era, No. 9 became synonymous with superstar ...

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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.

What Say You? Should The NHL Retire Gordie Howe's Number 9 ...

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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.

Some personal thoughts on the passing of "Mr. Hockey", Gordie Howe

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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 ...

Gordie Howe was inspiring, captivating figure - Houston Chronicle

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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 ...

Gordie Howe, Canadian ice hockey legend, dies at 88 - BBC News

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Jun 10, 2016 ... The legendary Canadian ice hockey player, Gordie Howe, known simply as "Mr ... If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are ... 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.

Gordie Howe embodied very best of hockey's sacred and profane ...

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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.

Do hockey jersey numbers have anything to do with a players ...

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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 ...

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Hockey's best players by the numbers they wore - NHL.com

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Sep 4, 2010 ... His offensive numbers soon paled before the totals piled up during the ... points in a season -- huge numbers for a defenseman in the Original Six era. ... Gordie on switching to No. 9. 9-- Gordie Howe Mr. Hockey outlasted a ...

Original Aeros brought Hall of Famer and hockey to Houston ...

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Jul 15, 2016 ... Though the Aeros, with the exception of Gordie Howe, weren't ... Story behind the Tony, Louisiana's famous truck stop tiger .... learned the sport played on ice from Gordie Howe and his two sons ... Updated 9:17 pm, Friday, July 15, 2016 ..... The Aeros moved from Dayton, Ohio, to Houston before their ...

Gordie Howe, hero. A Peter Gzowski report: Dec. 14, 1963 - Maclean's

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Jun 11, 2016 ... GORDIE HOWE, thirty-five, now in his eighteenth season with the Detroit Red ... flashed on its screen the names and pictures of a dozen famous Canadians. ... The rest of the Red Wings had gone the day before, but Howe was .... ( Significantly, Hull this year began wearing number 9 on his sweater, after ...