a Gordie Howe Hat Trick is a variation on the hat-trick, wherein a player scores a goal, records an assist, and gets in a fight all in one game. It is named after Gordie Howe, well known for his skill at both scoring and fighting.
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a Gordie Howe hat trick is getting into a fight with your significant other (usually provoked from her interrupting your sports game) , making up and then scoring a "goal" all in the space of televised sporting event
man, I scored my own " gordie Howe hat trick "while watching the HABS game last night