Congratulations to Mark Howe, son of Vancouver Giants owner Gordie ‘Mr. Hockey’ Howe, on being elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Joining Howe in the Class of 2011 are Ed Belfour, Joe Nieuwendyk, and Doug Gilmour.
Howe was a three-time 1st team NHL All-Star, a three-time runner-up for the Norris Trophy, and twice appeared in the Stanley Cup Final with the Philadelphia Flyers. Not to mention, he was the Memorial Cup MVP with the Toronto Marlboros in 1973. During his career, Mark netted 1,246 points over 22 seasons (1973-95) split between the World Hockey Association (Houston Aeros & New England Whalers) and the NHL (Harford Whalers, Philadelphia Flyers, and Detroit Red Wings).
Howe is currently the Director of Pro Scouting for the Detroit Red Wings. The 2011 Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held November 14, 2011 in Toronto.