Marty Howe

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Marty Howe
Born (1954-02-18) February 18, 1954 (age 60)
Detroit, MI, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Left
Played for Hartford Whalers
Boston Bruins
Houston Aeros
New England Whalers
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 51st overall, 1974
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1973–1985

Marty Gordon Howe (born February 18, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan) is a former professional ice hockey defenseman. Howe was drafted in the third round, 51st overall in the 1974 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadiens. From 2001 to 2006, he was an assistant coach for the Chicago Wolves of the AHL. He is the son of Colleen and Gordie Howe, brother of Mark Howe and nephew of Vic Howe.

Playing career[edit]

He started his junior career with the Toronto Marlboros of the OHA (now the OHL). In 1973, he chose to join his father Gordie, and brother Mark to play with the Houston Aeros of the World Hockey Association (WHA). Even though he was drafted by the Canadiens in 1974, he did not play in the National Hockey League (NHL) until 1979, when the WHA joined the NHL.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1971–72 Toronto Marlboros OHA 56 7 21 28 122 10 1 8 9 38
1972–73 Toronto Marlboros OHA 38 11 17 28 81
1973–74 Houston Aeros WHA 73 4 20 24 90 14 1 5 6 31
1974–75 Houston Aeros WHA 75 13 21 34 89 11 0 2 2 11
1975–76 Houston Aeros WHA 80 14 23 37 81 16 4 4 8 12
1976–77 Houston Aeros WHA 80 17 28 45 103 11 3 1 4 10
1977–78 New England Whalers WHA 75 10 10 20 66 14 1 1 2 13
1978–79 New England Whalers WHA 66 9 15 24 31 9 0 1 1 8
1979–80 Hartford Whalers NHL 6 0 1 1 4 3 1 1 2 0
1979–80 Springfield Indians AHL 31 8 5 13 12
1980–81 Hartford Whalers NHL 12 0 1 1 25
1980–81 Binghamton Whalers AHL 37 4 10 14 34 6 0 2 2 6
1981–82 Hartford Whalers NHL 13 0 4 4 2
1981–82 Binghamton Whalers AHL 61 8 38 46 42 15 0 8 8 4
1982–83 Boston Bruins NHL 78 1 11 12 24 12 0 1 1 9
1983–84 Hartford Whalers NHL 69 0 11 11 34
1984–85 Hartford Whalers NHL 19 1 1 2 10
1984–85 Binghamton Whalers AHL 44 7 12 19 22 8 3 2 5 6
1992–93 Flint Bulldogs ColHL 3 0 1 1 4
OHA totals 94 18 38 56 203 10 1 8 9 38
AHL totals 173 27 65 92 110 29 3 12 15 16
WHA totals 449 67 117 184 460 75 9 14 23 85
NHL totals 197 2 29 31 99 15 1 2 3 9

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

International play[edit]

Although Marty Howe was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan he never represented the United States in international hockey. Having dual citizenship, his only international appearance was as a member of Team Canada during the 1974 Summit Series versus the Soviet Union.

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