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Mark Howe

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-11 ▪ Weight: 185 lbs.

Born: May 28, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan
Draft: Boston, 2nd round (25th overall), 1974 NHL Amateur
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2011 (Full List)

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Apr 20, 2014 1:25 AM

NHL/WHA Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1973-74 18 HSA WHA 76 38 41 79 32 0 20 28 5 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 ASW-2,Kaplan-1
1974-75 19 HSA WHA 74 36 40 76 31 40 30 25 7 4 0 0 0 0 256 14.1 0 0:00
1975-76 20 HSA WHA 72 39 37 76 32 29 38 20 13 6 8 0 0 0 270 14.4 0 0:00
1976-77 21 HSA WHA 57 23 52 75 27 41 46 15 5 3 8 0 0 0 220 10.5 0 0:00 ASW-2
1977-78 22 NEW WHA 70 30 61 91 33 30 32 26 4 0 0 0 0 0 220 13.6 0 0:00
1978-79 23 NEW WHA 77 42 65 107 40 14 32 23 13 6 0 0 0 0 314 13.4 0 0:00 ASW-1
1979-80 24 HAR NHL 74 24 56 80 28 14 20 17 5 2 3 43 11 2 178 13.5 0 0:00 AS-5,Norris-5
1980-81 25 HAR NHL 63 19 46 65 23 10 54 10 7 2 3 28 17 1 172 11.0 0 0:00 AS-7,Norris-10
1981-82 26 HAR NHL 76 8 45 53 17 -8 18 5 3 0 1 24 20 1 220 3.6 0 0:00
1982-83 27 PHI NHL 76 20 47 67 23 47 18 10 5 5 4 27 18 2 219 9.1 0 0:00 AS-1,Byng-7,Hart-5,Norris-2
1983-84 28 PHI NHL 71 19 34 53 20 30 44 13 3 3 2 24 9 1 184 10.3 0 0:00 AS-9,Norris-10
1984-85 29 PHI NHL 73 18 39 57 21 51 31 13 3 2 1 27 12 0 213 8.5 0 0:00 AS-6,Byng-16,Norris-6
1985-86 30 PHI NHL 77 24 58 82 29 85 36 13 4 7 3 41 15 2 193 12.4 0 0:00 AS-1,Byng-4,Hart-3,Norris-2
1986-87 31 PHI NHL 69 15 43 58 20 57 37 9 2 4 0 21 19 3 148 10.1 0 0:00 AS-1,Byng-5,Hart-7,Norris-2
1987-88 32 PHI NHL 75 19 43 62 22 23 62 10 8 1 4 22 17 4 177 10.7 0 0:00 AS-7,Byng-8,Norris-9
1988-89 33 PHI NHL 52 9 29 38 13 7 45 3 5 1 1 14 13 2 95 9.5 0 0:00
1989-90 34 PHI NHL 40 7 21 28 9 22 24 3 3 1 1 12 8 1 63 11.1 0 0:00
1990-91 35 PHI NHL 19 0 10 10 3 9 8 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 40 0.0 0 0:00
1991-92 36 PHI NHL 42 7 18 25 9 18 18 1 6 0 0 11 7 0 63 11.1 0 0:00 AS-16
1992-93 37 DET NHL 60 3 31 34 10 22 22 0 3 0 0 14 17 0 72 4.2 0 0:00 Byng-12
1993-94 38 DET NHL 44 4 20 24 8 16 8 3 1 0 0 13 5 2 72 5.6 0 0:00
1994-95 39 DET NHL 18 1 5 6 2 -3 10 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 14 7.1 0 0:00
10 yrs PHI NHL 594 138 342 480 168 349 323 75 39 24 16 204 123 15 1395 9.9 0
4 yrs HSA WHA 279 136 170 306 122 110 134 88 30 18 19 0 0 0 746 18.2 0
3 yrs HAR NHL 213 51 147 198 68 16 92 32 15 4 7 95 48 4 570 8.9 0
3 yrs DET NHL 122 8 56 64 19 35 40 4 4 0 1 29 25 2 158 5.1 0
2 yrs NEW WHA 147 72 126 198 74 44 64 49 17 6 0 0 0 0 534 13.5 0
Career NHL 929 197 545 742 256 400 455 111 58 28 24 328 196 21 2123 9.3 0
Career WHA 426 208 296 504 195 154 198 137 47 24 19 0 0 0 1280 16.3 0

NHL/WHA Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1973-74 18 HSA WHA 76 0.50 0.54 1.04 0.42 0.26 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 ASW-2,Kaplan-1
1974-75 19 HSA WHA 74 0.49 0.54 1.03 0.42 0.41 3.46 0 0 0 0 40
1975-76 20 HSA WHA 72 0.54 0.51 1.06 0.44 0.53 3.75 0 0 0 0 29
1976-77 21 HSA WHA 57 0.40 0.91 1.32 0.47 0.81 3.86 0 0 0 0 41 ASW-2
1977-78 22 NEW WHA 70 0.43 0.87 1.30 0.48 0.46 3.14 0 0 0 0 30
1978-79 23 NEW WHA 77 0.55 0.84 1.39 0.53 0.42 4.08 0 0 0 0 14 ASW-1
1979-80 24 HAR NHL 74 0.32 0.76 1.08 0.38 0.27 2.41 20 48 68 24 137 32 120 29 14 6.5 3.6 10.1 AS-5,Norris-5
1980-81 25 HAR NHL 63 0.30 0.73 1.03 0.37 0.86 2.73 14 36 50 17 137 38 118 29 10 3.5 1.1 4.6 AS-7,Norris-10
1981-82 26 HAR NHL 76 0.11 0.59 0.70 0.22 0.24 2.89 6 33 39 12 127 41 119 25 -8 2.6 4.1 6.7
1982-83 27 PHI NHL 76 0.26 0.62 0.88 0.31 0.24 2.88 16 38 54 19 148 40 78 17 47 4.5 6.3 10.8 AS-1,Byng-7,Hart-5,Norris-2
1983-84 28 PHI NHL 71 0.27 0.48 0.75 0.28 0.62 2.59 15 27 42 16 114 28 82 26 30 3.6 4.4 8.0 AS-9,Norris-10
1984-85 29 PHI NHL 73 0.25 0.53 0.78 0.28 0.42 2.92 14 31 45 16 146 29 98 32 51 3.8 6.0 9.8 AS-6,Byng-16,Norris-6
1985-86 30 PHI NHL 77 0.31 0.75 1.06 0.37 0.47 2.51 19 46 65 23 188 46 93 36 85 5.7 8.7 14.5 AS-1,Byng-4,Hart-3,Norris-2
1986-87 31 PHI NHL 69 0.22 0.62 0.84 0.29 0.54 2.14 13 36 49 17 152 42 82 29 57 4.1 6.5 10.5 AS-1,Byng-5,Hart-7,Norris-2
1987-88 32 PHI NHL 75 0.25 0.57 0.83 0.29 0.83 2.36 16 36 52 19 137 47 108 41 23 4.4 4.9 9.3 AS-7,Byng-8,Norris-9
1988-89 33 PHI NHL 52 0.17 0.56 0.73 0.25 0.87 1.83 7 24 31 10 97 44 73 27 7 2.4 3.1 5.5
1989-90 34 PHI NHL 40 0.18 0.53 0.70 0.24 0.60 1.58 6 18 24 8 65 16 45 18 22 1.8 3.1 4.8
1990-91 35 PHI NHL 19 0.00 0.53 0.53 0.14 0.42 2.11 0 9 9 2 29 9 23 12 9 0.4 1.6 2.0
1991-92 36 PHI NHL 42 0.17 0.43 0.60 0.20 0.43 1.50 6 16 22 8 65 20 40 13 18 1.6 3.4 5.0 AS-16
1992-93 37 DET NHL 60 0.05 0.52 0.57 0.16 0.37 1.20 2 25 27 8 88 29 52 15 22 1.5 4.0 5.5 Byng-12
1993-94 38 DET NHL 44 0.09 0.45 0.55 0.17 0.18 1.64 4 18 22 7 54 9 36 7 16 1.4 2.4 3.9
1994-95 39 DET NHL 18 0.06 0.28 0.33 0.10 0.56 0.78 2 9 11 4 12 6 11 2 -3 0.3 0.7 1.0
10 yrs PHI NHL 594 0.23 0.58 0.81 0.28 0.54 2.35 112 281 393 138 1141 321 722 251 349 32.2 48.0 80.2
4 yrs HSA WHA 279 0.49 0.61 1.10 0.44 0.48 2.67 0 0 0 0 110
3 yrs HAR NHL 213 0.24 0.69 0.93 0.32 0.43 2.68 40 117 157 54 401 111 357 83 16 12.6 8.9 21.5
3 yrs DET NHL 122 0.07 0.46 0.52 0.16 0.33 1.30 8 52 60 19 154 44 99 24 35 3.2 7.1 10.3
2 yrs NEW WHA 147 0.49 0.86 1.35 0.50 0.44 3.63 0 0 0 0 44
Career NHL 929 0.21 0.59 0.80 0.28 0.49 2.29 160 450 610 210 1696 476 1178 358 400 47.9 64.0 111.9
Career WHA 426 0.49 0.69 1.18 0.46 0.46 3.00 0 0 0 0 154

NHL/WHA Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1973-74 18 HSA WHA 14 9 10 19 4 1
1974-75 19 HSA WHA 13 10 12 22 0 3
1975-76 20 HSA WHA 17 6 10 16 0 18
1976-77 21 HSA WHA 11 4 10 14 3 2 1
1977-78 22 NEW WHA 14 8 7 15 0 18 0
1978-79 23 NEW WHA 6 4 2 6 -2 6 1
1979-80 24 HAR NHL 3 1 2 3 1 2 1 0 0 0
1982-83 27 PHI NHL 3 0 2 2 1 4 0 0 0 0
1983-84 28 PHI NHL 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
1984-85 29 PHI NHL 19 3 8 11 4 11 6 2 1 0 1 46 6.5
1985-86 30 PHI NHL 5 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0.0
1986-87 31 PHI NHL 26 2 10 12 4 14 4 2 0 0 0 67 3.0
1987-88 32 PHI NHL 7 3 6 9 3 7 4 3 0 0 0 16 18.8
1988-89 33 PHI NHL 19 0 15 15 4 14 10 0 0 0 0 33 0.0
1992-93 37 DET NHL 7 1 3 4 1 6 2 1 0 0 0 8 12.5
1993-94 38 DET NHL 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
1994-95 39 DET NHL 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Career NHL 101 10 51 61 19 54 34 9 1 0 1 199 4.5
Career WHA 75 41 51 92 1 48 6

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1969-70 14 Detroit Olympia MNHL 40 30 39 69 0 21 30 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1970-71 15 Detroit Jr. Red Wings ON-Jr.A 44 37 70 107 0 18 37 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1971-72 16 Detroit Jr. Red Wings ON-Jr.A 9 5 9 14 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0:00
1971-72 16 United States Olympics 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1972-73 17 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 60 38 66 104 0 27 38 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1974-75 19 Canada Summit-74 7 2 4 6 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1981-82 26 United States Can-Cup 6 0 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season Can-Cup 6 0 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season MNHL 40 30 39 69 0 21 30 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season OHA-Jr. 60 38 66 104 0 27 38 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Olympics 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons ON-Jr.A 53 42 79 121 0 18 39 3 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Summit-74 7 2 4 6 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1970-71 15 Detroit Jr. Red Wings Cen-Cup 10 5 19 24 0
1972-73 17 Toronto Marlboros M-Cup 3 4 4 8 6
Career 1 Season Cen-Cup 10 5 19 24 0
Career 1 Season M-Cup 3 4 4 8 6
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 1972 USA 0 0 0
Car 0 0 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 16 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Mark Howe 14.5 10.8 10.5 10.1 9.8 9.3 8.0 6.7 5.5 5.5 5.0 4.8 4.6 3.9 2.0 1.0
George Boucher 88.2 8.6 7.9 7.6 7.2 6.7 6.5 5.8 5.1 5.0 4.8 3.7 3.4 2.7 1.4 0.9
Borje Salming 88.2 12.0 11.8 11.8 9.7 9.0 8.3 6.8 6.7 5.8 5.7 4.3 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.1 2.6
Steve Duchesne 87.5 10.4 9.9 9.7 9.0 8.6 8.0 7.6 7.0 6.9 6.6 5.7 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.7 3.5
Flash Hollett 87.2 8.4 8.1 7.9 7.8 7.2 7.2 6.3 6.0 5.5 4.6 3.6 3.2 2.5
Gary Suter 86.4 11.1 10.0 9.9 9.4 9.2 8.9 8.3 8.1 7.1 6.9 6.5 6.5 5.7 5.3 2.4 0.0
Eric Desjardins 86.0 12.0 10.1 9.3 9.2 8.7 8.2 7.7 7.6 7.1 6.4 5.2 5.0 4.4 3.4 3.4 3.1
Sergei Gonchar 85.7 11.5 11.1 11.1 10.6 10.4 9.8 9.6 8.8 7.4 7.1 7.0 5.6 5.3 5.0 3.4 2.4
Serge Savard 85.6 12.2 10.0 9.8 9.7 9.5 8.3 7.9 6.6 5.2 4.8 4.5 3.5 2.9 2.7 1.9 0.1
Chris Pronger 85.5 14.8 11.7 11.4 10.8 10.4 10.3 9.6 9.0 8.6 8.4 7.9 7.9 5.3 4.8 2.3 0.4
Scott Niedermayer 84.5 12.0 11.7 10.8 10.1 10.0 8.6 8.4 8.3 7.9 7.7 6.9 6.5 5.8 5.1 5.0 0.2
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Mark Howe 14.5 10.8 10.5 10.1 9.8 9.3 8.0 6.7 5.5 5.5 5.0 4.8 4.6 3.9 2.0 1.0
George Boucher 88.2 8.6 7.9 7.6 7.2 6.7 6.5 5.8 5.1 5.0 4.8 3.7 3.4 2.7 1.4 0.9
Steve Duchesne 87.5 10.4 9.9 9.7 9.0 8.6 8.0 7.6 7.0 6.9 6.6 5.7 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.7 3.5
Borje Salming 87.4 12.0 11.8 11.8 9.7 9.0 8.3 6.8 6.7 5.8 5.7 4.3 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.1 2.6
Flash Hollett 87.2 8.4 8.1 7.9 7.8 7.2 7.2 6.3 6.0 5.5 4.6 3.6 3.2 2.5
Serge Savard 86.0 12.2 10.0 9.8 9.7 9.5 8.3 7.9 6.6 5.2 4.8 4.5 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.7 1.9 0.1
Gary Suter 85.3 11.1 10.0 9.9 9.4 9.2 8.9 8.3 8.1 7.1 6.9 6.5 6.5 6.4 5.7 5.3 2.4 0.0
Eric Desjardins 85.2 12.0 10.1 9.3 9.2 8.7 8.2 7.7 7.6 7.1 6.4 5.2 5.0 4.4 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.1
Chris Pronger 84.8 14.8 11.7 11.4 10.8 10.4 10.3 9.6 9.0 8.6 8.4 7.9 7.9 5.3 4.8 4.2 2.3 1.7 0.4
Sergei Gonchar 84.5 11.5 11.1 11.1 10.6 10.4 9.8 9.6 8.8 7.4 7.1 7.0 5.6 5.3 5.3 5.0 5.0 3.4 2.4
Sandis Ozolinsh 83.1 11.2 11.1 10.4 8.9 8.6 7.3 7.3 6.5 5.3 3.8 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.3 0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June, 1971: Missed majority of 1971-72 due to knee surgery, June, 1971.

June, 1973: Selected by Houston (WHA) in 1973 WHA Professional Player Draft, June, 1973.

June, 1977: Signed as a free agent by New England (WHA), June, 1977.

June 9, 1979: Reclaimed by Boston from Hartford prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979.

June 9, 1979: Claimed as a priority selection by Hartford, June 9, 1979.

August 19, 1982: Traded to Philadelphia by Hartford with Hartford's 3rd round choice (Derrick Smith) in 1983 Entry Draft for Ken Linseman, Greg Adams and Philadelphia's 1st (David Jensen) and 3rd (Leif Karlsson) round choices in 1983 Entry Draft, August 19, 1982.

November 3, 1990: Missed majority of 1990-91 due to back injury originally vs. Chicago, November 3, 1990.

July 7, 1992: Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 7, 1992.

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