Colleen Howe

Colleen Howe

Colleen Joffa Howe (February 17, 1933 – March 6, 2009) was a sports agent who founded Power Play International and Power Play Publications to manage the business interests of her husband, Hall of Fame hockey player Gordie Howe, as well as those of their sons Marty and Mark. She was married to Gordie for 55 years, until her death. As a civic leader, she brought the first Junior A hockey team to the United States, built the first indoor rink for public use in Michigan, and ran for Congress. In 2000, as "Mrs. Hockey", Howe received the Wayne Gretzky Award from the United States Hockey Hall of Fame, along with her husband (known as "Mr. Hockey") and their two sons Mark and Marty.

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Colleen Howe - Publications
... Colleen Howe wrote the book My Three Hockey Players published in 1975 which became her first venture into writing ... The Howes and Charles Wikins collaborated on After the Applause (published in 1989), followed by When the Final Buzzer Sounds (published in 2000) ... A 20th Century Hockey Chronicle co-written by Howe and Gordie was published in 1994 ...

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