Vic Howe

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Vic Howe
Born (1929-11-02)November 2, 1929
Saskatoon, SK, CAN
Died January 31, 2015(2015-01-31) (aged 85)
Moncton, NB, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for New York Rangers
Playing career 1948–1957

Victor Stanley Howe (November 2, 1929 – January 31, 2015) was a Canadian professional ice hockey right wing. He was NHL Hall of Famer Gordie Howe's brother, Colleen Howe's brother-in-law and uncle to Mark and Marty Howe.

Howe was born to Ab and Katherine Howe as one of nine children.[1] He was raised in Saskatoon and played most of his career in the minors in Canada and the United States, but played only 33 games in the National Hockey League over three season in the 1950s.[2]

Howe retired after the 1956-57 season in the British National League, but returned to hockey for 1961-62 season with the Moncton Beavers of the Nova Scotia Senior Hockey League a senior league in New Brunswick.

Howe retired from hockey in 1957 to work as a constable with the Canadian National Railway Police in Moncton, New Brunswick.[3] He died on January 31, 2015.[4]

Howe retired from CN and lived in Moncton until his death. He was predeceased by wife Jaquie (2007) and daughter Vicki (2014), as well as two brothers and three sisters.[5] He was survived by brother Gordie and sister Helen Cummine of Saskatoon.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Source:[7]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1948–49 Windsor Hettche Spitfires IHL 31 16 14 30 17
1950–51 New York Rovers EHL 53 15 24 39 55 5 1 3 4 2
1950–51 New York Rangers NHL 3 1 0 1 2
1951–52 New York Rovers EHL 59 21 34 55 15
1951–52 Cincinnati Mohawks AHL 2 0 1 1 0
1952–53 Troy Uncle Sam Trojans EHL 59 27 52 79 23
1952–53 Saskatoon Quakers WHL 1 0 0 0 2
1953–54 Saskatoon Quakers WHL 65 15 23 38 35 6 0 2 2 0
1953–54 New York Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1954–55 Valleyfield Braves QSHL 6 1 1 2 4
1954–55 Saskatoon Quakers / Vancouver Canucks WHL 22 3 6 9 2
1954–55 New York Rangers NHL 29 2 4 6 10
1955–56 Regina/Brandon Regals WHL 3 0 0 0 0
1956–57 Harringay Racers BNL  ??  ??  ??  ??  ??  ??  ??  ??  ??  ??
NHL totals 33 3 4 7 10

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