Howie Menard

Howard Hubert Ménard (born April 28, 1942) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played 151 games in the National Hockey League. He played for the Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings, Chicago Black Hawks and the Oakland Seals between 1964 and 1970. Most of his career, which lasted from 1962 to 1977, was spent in the minor American Hockey League (AHL). Howie is the brother of Hillary Menard.

Howie Ménard
Born (1942-04-28) April 28, 1942 (age 78)
Timmins, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 168 lb (76 kg; 12 st 0 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Los Angeles Kings
Chicago Blackhawks
Oakland Seals
Playing career 1962–1977

Howie continues to hold the record for most points in a playoff game (7) in the AHL Calder Cup, with four goals and three assists against the Cleveland Barons on April 12, 1972, while playing for the Baltimore Clippers. Only two players have tied his record since that time.

Howie was the Captain of the 1961-62 Memorial Cup Champions, Hamilton Red Wings.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1959–60 Toronto Marlboros OHA 48 21 29 50 63 4 1 1 2 2
1960–61 Toronto Marlboros OHA 21 11 9 20 34
1960–61 Hamilton Red Wings OHA 24 7 7 14 29 12 4 6 10 35
1961–62 Hamilton Red Wings OHA 48 12 32 44 87 10 6 4 10 30
1961–62 Hamilton Red Wings M-Cup 14 9 13 22 18
1962–63 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 69 16 29 45 62
1963–64 Cincinnati Wings CPHL 69 25 37 62 75
1963–64 Detroit Red Wings NHL 3 0 0 0 0
1964–65 Memphis Wings CPHL 61 9 33 42 66
1965–66 Springfield Indians AHL 71 15 42 57 42 6 3 2 5 10
1966–67 Springfield Indians AHL 68 25 39 64 52
1967–68 Springfield Kings AHL 37 18 33 51 33
1967–68 Los Angeles Kings NHL 35 9 15 24 32 7 0 5 5 24
1968–69 Springfield Kings AHL 20 3 15 18 18
1968–69 Los Angeles Kings NHL 56 10 17 27 31 11 3 2 5 12
1969–70 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 19 2 3 5 8
1969–70 Oakland Seals NHL 38 2 7 9 16 1 0 0 0 0
1970–71 Providence Reds AHL 59 10 21 31 75 1 0 0 0 2
1971–72 Baltimore Clippers AHL 73 26 30 56 79 18 5 13 18 28
1972–73 Salt Lake Golden Eagles WHL 59 12 38 50 46 9 4 3 7 12
1973–74 Baltimore Clippers AHL 73 42 39 81 66 9 3 3 6 13
1974–75 Baltimore Clippers AHL 43 14 18 32 44
1974–75 Providence Reds AHL 10 1 2 3 20 3 0 0 0 0
1975–76 Baltimore Clippers AHL 38 7 11 18 30
1975–76 Whitby Warriors OHA Sr 23 11 8 19 14
1976–77 Whitby Warriors OHA Sr 2 0 1 1 0
AHL totals 561 177 279 456 521 37 11 18 29 53
NHL totals 151 23 42 65 87 19 3 7 10 36

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