Howie Morenz

NHL Star Howie Morenz

Profession: NHL Star


Biography: One of the most dominant players in the league, he was best known for his exceptional skating speed. Considered one of the first stars of the NHL, he won three Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens.

Born: September 21, 1902
Birthplace: Mitchell, Ontario, Canada

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: March 8, 1937 (aged 34)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Historical Events

  • 1932-03-17 Montreal Canadiens center Howie Morenz registers his 334th career point with an assist in a 10-4 win v NY Americans; passes Cy Denneny as NHL leader for career points
  • 1933-12-23 Montreal Canadiens center Howie Morenz scores in 3-0 win v Detroit Red Wings; his NHL record 249th career goal

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