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.