"Going inside the "Gordie Howe Hat Trick"
Monday, 01.25.2010 / 6:36 PM / NHL Insider
By John McGourty - NHL.com Staff Writer
Gordie Howe retired from the NHL in 1980 as the all-time leading scorer with 801 goals and 1,850 points. He led many other statistical categories but one he surely didn't lead is the unofficial one that came to bear his name, "the Gordie Howe Hat Trick," which is a goal, an assist and a fight in the same game.