1946: Gordie Howe Scores First Goal

October 16, 2021 all-day

Eighteen-year old Detroit Red Wing rookie, Gordie Howe scored a goal in his first appearance at Olympia Stadium. Howe played for 32 seasons in the National Hockey League and in the World Hockey League where he played with his sons.

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Michigan History

“He just kept going and going and …”, article by Larry Schwartz, ESPN Sport Century.

Gordie Howe wikipedia entry

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