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.
9? NHL.com takes a look at hockey's greatest players by the numbers they ... 00
as a rookie with Buffalo in 1995-96 before switching to No. ... He put up as many
as 59 points in a season -- huge numbers for a defenseman in the Original Six
era. .... likely kept him from breaking Gordie Howe's record for goals before
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 ...
Jun 10, 2016 ... The legendary Canadian ice hockey player, Gordie Howe, known simply ... 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, ... played -
1,767 - and the Red Wings retired his number nine shirt. ... 9 hours ago.
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 ...
Mar 12, 2009 ... With the recent passing of Gordie Howe's wife Colleen, it is terribly ... “Go to Mr.
Hockey.com and just look at his numbers. Remember, he played against all that
talent in the Original Six era ... Before I knew it, I saw his stick coming at me like
he was going to take my teeth out. ... Number 9 of the Red Wings.