Howie Morenz

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-9 (175 cm)

Born: September 21, 1902 in Mitchell, Ontario
Died: March 8, 1937
Relatives: Danny Geoffrion (grandson)
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1945 (Full List)


Elo Fan Ratings

Fine Details ▪ Last updated Jul 5, 2015 1:25 PM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1923-24 21 MTL NHL 24 13 3 16 20
1924-25 22 MTL NHL 30 28 11 39 46 Hart-2
1925-26 23 MTL NHL 31 23 3 26 39 Hart-6
1926-27 24 MTL NHL 44 25 7 32 49
1927-28 25 MTL NHL 43 33 18 51 66 Byng-3,Hart-1
1928-29 26 MTL NHL 42 17 10 27 47
1929-30 27 MTL NHL 44 40 10 50 72 Hart-7
1930-31 28 MTL NHL 39 28 23 51 49 AS-1,Hart-1
1931-32 29 MTL NHL 48 24 25 49 46 AS-1,Hart-1
1932-33 30 MTL NHL 46 14 21 35 32 AS-2
1933-34 31 MTL NHL 39 8 13 21 21
1934-35 32 CBH NHL 48 8 26 34 21
1935-36 33 TOT NHL 42 6 15 21 26
1935-36 33 CBH NHL 23 4 11 15 20
1935-36 33 NYR NHL 19 2 4 6 6
1936-37 34 MTL NHL 30 4 16 20 12
12 yrs MTL NHL 460 257 160 417 499
2 yrs CBH NHL 71 12 37 49 41
1 yr NYR NHL 19 2 4 6 6
Career NHL 550 271 201 472 546

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1923-24 21 MTL NHL 24 12 0.54 0.13 0.67 0.49 0.83 26 20 46 20 2.7 0.9 3.6
1924-25 22 MTL NHL 30 26 0.93 0.37 1.30 0.85 1.53 49 55 104 42 7.9 1.1 8.9 Hart-2
1925-26 23 MTL NHL 31 21 0.74 0.10 0.84 0.67 1.26 39 23 62 28 6.8 0.3 7.1 Hart-6
1926-27 24 MTL NHL 44 24 0.57 0.16 0.73 0.56 1.11 44 43 87 36 9.3 1.4 10.6
1927-28 25 MTL NHL 43 33 0.77 0.42 1.19 0.77 1.53 67 123 190 70 14.3 1.5 15.9 Byng-3,Hart-1
1928-29 26 MTL NHL 42 18 0.40 0.24 0.64 0.42 1.12 45 73 118 44 9.2 1.3 10.5
1929-30 27 MTL NHL 44 34 0.91 0.23 1.14 0.77 1.64 65 32 97 44 8.9 0.9 9.8 Hart-7
1930-31 28 MTL NHL 39 28 0.72 0.59 1.31 0.73 1.26 56 83 139 53 9.7 0.9 10.5 AS-1,Hart-1
1931-32 29 MTL NHL 48 24 0.50 0.52 1.02 0.51 0.96 42 70 112 42 7.2 0.9 8.2 AS-1,Hart-1
1932-33 30 MTL NHL 46 15 0.30 0.46 0.76 0.33 0.70 25 52 77 28 4.3 0.7 5.0 AS-2
1933-34 31 MTL NHL 39 10 0.21 0.33 0.54 0.24 0.54 13 32 45 16 1.9 0.8 2.7
1934-35 32 CBH NHL 48 12 0.17 0.54 0.71 0.26 0.44 13 54 67 22 2.5 1.3 3.7
1935-36 33 TOT NHL 42 8 0.14 0.36 0.50 0.18 0.62 11 33 44 15 1.4 0.8 2.2
1935-36 33 CBH NHL 23 5 0.17 0.48 0.65 0.23 0.87 7 24 31 10 1.3 0.5 1.8
1935-36 33 NYR NHL 19 2 0.11 0.21 0.32 0.12 0.32 4 9 13 5 0.1 0.4 0.5
1936-37 34 MTL NHL 30 7 0.13 0.53 0.67 0.24 0.40 6 35 41 13 1.4 0.6 2.0
12 yrs MTL NHL 460 252 0.56 0.35 0.91 0.55 1.08 477 641 1118 435 83.5 11.4 94.9
2 yrs CBH NHL 71 18 0.17 0.52 0.69 0.25 0.58 20 78 98 32 3.7 1.7 5.5
1 yr NYR NHL 19 2 0.11 0.21 0.32 0.12 0.32 4 9 13 5 0.1 0.4 0.5
Career NHL 550 272 0.49 0.37 0.86 0.49 0.99 501 728 1229 472 87.4 13.5 100.8

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1923-24 21 MTL NHL SC 2 3 1 4 6
1924-25 22 MTL NHL 2 3 0 3 4
1926-27 24 MTL NHL 4 1 0 1 4
1927-28 25 MTL NHL 2 0 0 0 12
1928-29 26 MTL NHL 3 0 0 0 6
1929-30 27 MTL NHL SC 6 3 0 3 10
1930-31 28 MTL NHL SC 10 1 4 5 10
1931-32 29 MTL NHL 4 1 0 1 4
1932-33 30 MTL NHL 2 0 3 3 2
1933-34 31 MTL NHL 2 1 1 2 0
1934-35 32 CBH NHL 2 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 3 39 13 9 22 58

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1927-03-31 MTL MTL 1-0 MTM 1 12:05
1930-03-26 MTL MTL 2-2 CBH 3 51:43

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1919-20 17 Stratford Midgets OHA-Jr. 5 14 4 18
1920-21 18 Stratford Midgets OHA-Jr. 8 19 12 31
1921-22 19 Stratford Midgets OHA-Jr. 4 17 6 23 10
1921-22 19 Stratford Indians OHA-Sr. 4 10 3 13 2
1922-23 20 Stratford Indians OHA-Sr. 10 15 13 28 19
Career 3 Seasons OHA-Jr. 17 50 22 72 10
Career 2 Seasons OHA-Sr. 14 25 16 41 21

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1919-20 17 Stratford Midgets OHA-Jr. 7 14 12 26
1920-21 18 Stratford Midgets OHA-Jr. 13 38 18 56
1921-22 19 Stratford Midgets OHA-Jr. 5 17 4 21
1921-22 19 Stratford Indians OHA-Sr. 8 15 8 23 21
1922-23 20 Stratford Indians OHA-Sr. 10 28 7 35 36
1923-24 21 Montreal Canadiens St-Cup 4 4 2 6 4
1924-25 22 Montreal Canadiens St-Cup 4 4 1 5 4
Career 3 Seasons OHA-Jr. 25 69 34 103
Career 2 Seasons OHA-Sr. 18 43 15 58 57
Career 2 Seasons St-Cup 8 8 3 11 8

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 14 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Howie Morenz 15.9 10.6 10.5 10.5 9.8 8.9 8.2 7.1 5.0 3.7 3.6 2.7 2.2 2.0
Phil Esposito 90.0 18.5 17.0 16.7 15.1 13.2 13.0 11.5 9.4 6.2 6.1 5.7 5.6 5.2 0.0
Mario Lemieux 86.4 19.6 17.4 16.8 16.2 14.5 12.4 10.9 10.6 9.9 9.5 7.4 4.4 3.8 3.1
Jaromir Jagr 84.9 16.0 14.6 14.1 12.6 12.2 12.0 9.1 9.1 9.1 8.7 8.3 8.1 6.1 4.0
Guy Lafleur 84.7 15.8 15.7 13.8 13.4 12.9 12.8 7.1 6.4 6.3 5.6 5.1 4.9 4.7 0.0
Teemu Selanne 83.8 14.3 13.7 13.4 13.3 13.0 11.4 10.9 9.3 8.2 7.0 5.9 5.1 4.6 3.2
Gordie Howe 83.0 15.5 13.1 12.1 11.8 11.6 11.3 9.2 8.8 8.7 8.4 7.4 4.4 4.2 0.8
Nels Stewart 83.0 11.8 11.2 10.9 10.1 8.2 6.5 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.5 4.9 3.8 3.5
Steve Yzerman 78.3 14.4 13.0 11.8 10.4 10.1 10.1 10.0 8.7 7.5 7.1 6.5 5.8 3.4 2.1
Jarome Iginla 76.9 14.4 14.2 11.1 11.1 11.0 9.5 8.2 8.2 7.9 7.8 7.0 5.9 4.8 2.5
Brett Hull 76.2 15.4 11.9 11.8 10.9 9.7 9.4 9.1 8.5 8.4 6.7 6.1 5.6 5.5 0.0
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 20 21
Howie Morenz 15.9 10.6 10.5 10.5 9.8 8.9 8.2 7.1 5.0 3.7 3.6 2.7 2.2 2.0
Phil Esposito 87.0 18.5 17.0 16.7 15.1 13.2 13.0 11.5 9.4 7.4 6.7 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.7 5.6 5.2 0.4 0.0
Guy Lafleur 84.7 15.8 15.7 13.8 13.4 12.9 12.8 7.1 6.4 6.3 5.6 5.1 4.9 4.7 2.7 2.1 1.4 0.0
Mario Lemieux 83.0 19.6 17.4 16.8 16.2 14.5 12.4 10.9 10.6 9.9 9.5 9.4 7.4 4.4 3.8 3.1 1.2 0.7
Nels Stewart 82.7 11.8 11.2 10.9 10.1 8.2 6.5 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.5 4.9 3.8 3.5 0.8
Eric Lindros 75.9 12.8 12.4 10.3 10.0 9.5 9.2 8.8 7.8 7.7 5.2 3.7 2.1 2.1
Mike Bossy 75.5 14.1 13.3 12.0 11.5 11.2 11.1 11.0 10.3 9.7 6.6
Teemu Selanne 75.4 14.3 13.7 13.4 13.3 13.0 11.4 10.9 10.0 9.3 8.2 8.0 7.0 6.6 6.3 5.9 5.1 4.6 3.3 3.2 2.5 2.3
Jaromir Jagr 75.2 16.0 15.5 14.6 14.1 12.6 12.2 12.0 11.0 9.1 9.1 9.1 8.7 8.7 8.3 8.1 8.0 6.1 6.0 5.0 4.1 4.0
Jarome Iginla 74.4 14.4 14.2 11.1 11.1 11.0 9.5 9.0 8.3 8.2 8.2 7.9 7.8 7.4 7.0 5.9 4.8 3.6 2.5
Joe Thornton 73.3 13.3 12.2 12.1 11.9 9.6 9.5 8.8 8.4 8.3 7.9 7.8 7.2 6.5 5.7 4.4 4.3 -0.5

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

September 30, 1923: Signed as a free agent by Montreal, September 30, 1923.

October 3, 1934: Traded to Chicago by Montreal with Lorne Chabot and Marty Burke for Leroy Goldsworthy, Lionel Conacher and Roger Jenkins, October 3, 1934.

January 26, 1936: Traded to NY Rangers by Chicago for Glenn Brydson, January 26, 1936.

September 1, 1936: Traded to Montreal by NY Rangers for cash, September 1, 1936.

January 28, 1937: Suffered career-ending leg injury in game vs. Chicago, January 28, 1937.

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