When you think of longevity in the league, Gordie Howe should be the first player to pop into your head. Mr. Hockey’s career spanned over five decades, from his teens until he was a grandfather in his 50s. Howe played in 23 All-Star games, won six Hart Trophies and another six Ross Trophies and four Stanley Cup championships. He scored 23+ plus goals during 22-straight seasons, and is still ranked second on the all-time goal leaders list. He scored 801 goals in 1,767 games played and tallied a whopping 1,685 penalty minutes, the equivalent of 28 games.
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