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Vic Howe, brother of hockey legend, dies at 85

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers

Vic Howe, the younger brother of hockey legend Gordie Howe and a former player for the New York Rangers, died Saturday at age 85. No cause of death was listed in his obituary in the Star Phoenix (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan).

Vic Howe, a right wing, played parts of three seasons with the Rangers between 1950-51 and 1954-55. In 33 games he had three goals and seven points. He spent most of his hockey career playing in minor leagues throughout North America and in Europe.

According to his obituary, Vic Howe moved to Moncton, New Brunswick in 1957 and became a constable with the Canadian National Railway Police. He lived in Moncton until he died.

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