Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Vic Howe
Right-winger Vic Howe played parts of three seasons with the New York Rangers in the 50s. The younger brother of the legendary Gordie Howe was a decent goal scorer who attained most of his success in the minors and also played Europe.

Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Howe played with the OHA's Windsor Spitfires and the Hettche club in the IHL during the late 40s. He played three games for the Rangers in 1950-51 then enjoyed a solid year with the EHL's New York Rovers. He continued to score well in the EHL until he joined the WHL's Saskatoon Quakers in 1953-54.

Howe played 29 games for the Blueshirts in 1954-55 and registered six points as a spare forward. He returned to the minors for nearly two seasons then signed with the Harringay Racers of the British league in 1956-57. Howe retired for years then returned to play the 1961-62 schedule with the senior Moncton Hawks before hanging up his skates for good. Following his playing days he spent over three decades a a constable with the Canadian National Railway.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1945/47 King George High High-SK
1947-48 Saskatoon Tech SJrHL
1947-48 Saskatoon Quakers SAHA 2 2 1 3 4
1948-49 Windsor Hettche IHL 31 16 14 30 17 13 8 5 13 2
1949-50 Windsor Spitfires OHA-Jr. 41 9 11 20 15 11 2 6 8 6
1950-51 New York Rangers NHL 3 1 0 1 0
1950-51 New York Rovers EAHL 53 15 24 39 55 5 1 3 4 2
1951-52 Cincinnati Mohawks AHL 2 0 1 1 0
1951-52 New York Rovers EAHL 59 21 34 55 15
1952-53 Saskatoon Quakers WHL 1 0 0 0 2
1952-53 Troy Uncle Sam Trojans EAHL 59 27 52 79 23
1953-54 New York Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1953-54 Saskatoon Quakers WHL 65 15 23 38 35 6 0 2 2 0
1954-55 New York Rangers NHL 29 2 4 6 10
1954-55 Saskatoon<196>Vancouver WHL 22 3 6 9 2
1954-55 Valleyfield Braves QHL 6 1 1 2 4
1955-56 Regina Regals WHL 3 0 0 0 0
1955-56 Nelson Maple Leafs WIHL 29 10 12 22 12 5 1 0 1 2
1956-57 Harringay Racers Aut-Cup 30 15 16 31 14
1956-57 Harringay Racers Britain 15 11 10 21 18
1957/61
1961-62 Moncton Beavers NSSHL 33 19 30 49 10 11 4 8 12 4
1962/65
1965-66 Moncton Hawks Exhib. 7 3 4 7 2
NHL Totals 33 3 4 7 10


Brother of Gordie Traded to NY Rangers by Cleveland (AHL) with Andy Bathgate for Glen Sonmor and Eric Pogue, November 15, 1954.