November 27, 1960
Gordie Howe reached 1,000 points.
Better known as “Mr. Hockey,” Gordie Howe made his professional debut with the Detroit Red Wings in 1946 at the age of eighteen. In 1997, Howe played in his final professional hockey game. His one-game contract with the Detroit Vipers meant that Howe’s professional career spanned six decades. Another of his many accomplishments—yet to be broken—includes a total goal mark of 975.
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