The world's Longest NHL career


THE WORLD'S LONGEST NHL CAREER
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST

Who had the longest NHL career?

The longest NHL career belongs to none other than Mr. Hockey himself, Gordie Howe.

Gordie Howe entered the NHL in 1946 at the age of 18, playing for the Detroit Red Wings where he stayed until the end of the 1970-71 season.

Gordie came back for the 1973-74 season to play for the newly formed WHA league with the Houston Aeros where he spent 4 years and 2 more with the New England Whalers.

After the folding of the WHA Gordie Howe played one more year in the NHL with the Hartford Whalers.

In total Gordie Howe played in 5 different decades, his career spanning 26 seasons in the NHL and another 6 in the WHA.

He played a total of 1,767 regular season NHL games and 2,186 combined NHL/WHA games.

Gordie Howe scored 801 regular season goals and 1,049 assists for a total of 1,850 points during his NHL career.

He also played in 157 NHL playoff games where he recorded another 68 goals and 92 assists for an extra 160 points.

Gordie Howe Rookie Card
Gordie Howe Rookie Card


The world's Longest NHL career

The world's Longest NHL career

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