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Ken Houston

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 ▪ Weight: 210 lbs.

Born: September 15, 1953 in Dresden, Ontario
Draft: Atlanta, 6th round (85th overall), 1973 NHL Amateur

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1975-76 22 ATF NHL 38 5 6 11 4 -3 11 4 1 0 0 6 0 0 49 10.2 0 0:00
1976-77 23 ATF NHL 78 20 24 44 18 5 35 17 3 0 2 22 2 0 151 13.2 0 0:00
1977-78 24 ATF NHL 74 22 16 38 17 4 51 20 2 0 2 16 0 0 147 15.0 0 0:00
1978-79 25 ATF NHL 80 21 31 52 20 4 135 19 2 0 2 27 3 1 140 15.0 0 0:00
1979-80 26 ATF NHL 80 23 31 54 21 -1 100 19 4 0 4 29 2 0 155 14.8 0 0:00
1980-81 27 CGY NHL 42 15 15 30 12 0 93 11 4 0 4 12 3 0 78 19.2 0 0:00
1981-82 28 CGY NHL 70 22 22 44 18 -2 91 19 3 0 0 20 2 0 165 13.3 0 0:00
1982-83 29 WSH NHL 71 25 14 39 18 -8 93 16 9 0 0 8 6 0 139 18.0 0 0:00
1983-84 30 TOT NHL 37 8 8 16 6 -5 15 8 0 0 0 8 0 0 38 21.1 0 0:00
1983-84 30 WSH NHL 4 0 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0:00
1983-84 30 LAK NHL 33 8 8 16 6 -3 11 8 0 0 0 8 0 0 35 22.9 0 0:00
5 yrs ATF NHL 350 91 108 199 80 9 332 79 12 0 10 100 7 1 642 14.2 0
2 yrs WSH NHL 75 25 14 39 18 -10 97 16 9 0 0 8 6 0 142 17.6 0
2 yrs CGY NHL 112 37 37 74 30 -2 184 30 7 0 4 32 5 0 243 15.2 0
1 yr LAK NHL 33 8 8 16 6 -3 11 8 0 0 0 8 0 0 35 22.9 0
Career NHL 570 161 167 328 134 -6 624 133 28 0 14 148 18 1 1062 15.2 0

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1975-76 22 ATF NHL 38 0.13 0.16 0.29 0.12 0.29 1.29 4 5 9 4 18 1 20 0 -3 -0.3 0.5 0.2
1976-77 23 ATF NHL 78 0.26 0.31 0.56 0.23 0.45 1.94 18 22 40 16 67 8 54 0 5 2.1 1.2 3.3
1977-78 24 ATF NHL 74 0.30 0.22 0.51 0.22 0.69 1.99 19 14 33 14 54 4 46 0 4 2.0 0.9 2.9
1978-79 25 ATF NHL 80 0.26 0.39 0.65 0.25 1.69 1.75 18 26 44 17 83 11 68 0 4 2.4 0.8 3.2
1979-80 26 ATF NHL 80 0.29 0.39 0.68 0.27 1.25 1.94 19 26 45 17 85 15 72 1 -1 2.8 1.0 3.8
1980-81 27 CGY NHL 42 0.36 0.36 0.71 0.29 2.21 1.86 11 12 23 9 58 27 32 1 0 1.5 0.5 2.0
1981-82 28 CGY NHL 70 0.31 0.31 0.63 0.25 1.30 2.36 16 16 32 13 76 14 64 0 -2 1.5 0.9 2.4
1982-83 29 WSH NHL 71 0.35 0.20 0.55 0.25 1.31 1.96 20 11 31 14 70 27 51 0 -8 1.8 0.8 2.6
1983-84 30 TOT NHL 37 0.22 0.22 0.43 0.17 0.41 1.03 6 6 12 5 24 3 26 0 -5 0.2 0.4 0.6
1983-84 30 WSH NHL 4 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.75 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 -2 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
1983-84 30 LAK NHL 33 0.24 0.24 0.48 0.20 0.33 1.06 6 6 12 5 23 3 23 0 -3 0.4 0.4 0.7
5 yrs ATF NHL 350 0.26 0.31 0.57 0.23 0.95 1.83 78 93 171 68 307 39 260 1 9 8.9 4.4 13.4
2 yrs WSH NHL 75 0.33 0.19 0.52 0.23 1.29 1.89 20 11 31 14 71 27 54 0 -10 1.6 0.8 2.4
2 yrs CGY NHL 112 0.33 0.33 0.66 0.27 1.64 2.17 27 28 55 22 134 41 96 1 -2 3.0 1.4 4.4
1 yr LAK NHL 33 0.24 0.24 0.48 0.20 0.33 1.06 6 6 12 5 23 3 23 0 -3 0.4 0.4 0.7
Career NHL 570 0.28 0.29 0.58 0.24 1.09 1.86 131 138 269 109 535 110 433 2 -6 13.9 7.0 20.9

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1975-76 22 ATF NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-77 23 ATF NHL 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
1977-78 24 ATF NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978-79 25 ATF NHL 1 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0
1979-80 26 ATF NHL 4 1 1 2 1 10 1 0 0 0
1980-81 27 CGY NHL 16 7 8 15 6 28 2 5 0 1
1981-82 28 CGY NHL 3 1 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 0
1982-83 29 WSH NHL 4 1 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 0
Career NHL 35 10 9 19 8 66 5 5 0 1

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1971-72 18 Chatham Maroons ON-Jr.A 48 8 24 32 0 213 4 4 0 0 0 0 0:00
1972-73 19 Chatham Maroons ON-Jr.A 52 14 41 55 0 161 7 7 0 1 0 0 0:00
1973-74 20 Omaha Knights CHL 71 8 22 30 0 144 8 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1974-75 21 Omaha Knights CHL 78 9 32 41 0 158 9 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1975-76 22 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 27 14 15 29 0 56 14 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season AHL 27 14 15 29 0 56 14 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons CHL 149 17 54 71 0 302 17 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons ON-Jr.A 100 22 65 87 0 374 11 11 0 1 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1973-74 20 Omaha Knights CHL 5 1 1 2 6
1974-75 21 Omaha Knights CHL 6 1 7 8 8
Career 2 Seasons CHL 11 2 8 10 14

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Ken Houston 3.8 3.3 3.2 2.9 2.6 2.4 2.0 0.6 0.2
Eric Nesterenko 93.4 3.6 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.3 1.9 0.3 0.0
Murph Chamberlain 91.2 3.3 2.5 2.4 2.2 1.9 1.8 1.8 0.8 0.5
Glen Skov 90.4 3.4 3.3 3.2 2.8 2.8 2.3 1.7 1.1 -0.1
Mike Keane 90.0 4.3 3.3 3.0 2.3 2.2 1.7 1.4 0.9 0.5
Joe Klukay 89.2 4.3 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.0 1.9 1.0 0.4
Greg Johnson 88.9 4.1 3.7 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.6 1.5 0.4 0.1
Tim Ecclestone 88.3 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.5 2.7 2.4 1.4 1.0 0.6
Sean Avery 87.9 4.2 4.0 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.3 1.7 1.4 0.2
Randy Wood 87.9 3.6 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.3 0.8 0.0
Marty Pavelich 87.7 4.1 3.8 3.3 2.8 2.4 2.1 1.4 0.7 0.5
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Ken Houston 3.8 3.3 3.2 2.9 2.6 2.4 2.0 0.6 0.2
Randy Robitaille 89.6 3.6 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.0 1.9 1.9 0.1 0.0 -0.2
Joe Klukay 87.6 4.3 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.0 1.9 1.0 0.4 -0.5
Randy Wood 87.5 3.6 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.3 0.8 0.2 0.0 -0.3
Marty Pavelich 87.0 4.1 3.8 3.3 2.8 2.4 2.1 1.4 0.7 0.5 0.2
John Marks 86.8 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.2 0.4 -0.2 -0.2
Wes Walz 86.3 4.0 3.5 3.3 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.2 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Sean Avery 86.1 4.2 4.0 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.3 1.7 1.4 0.6 0.2
Andrei Nikolishin 85.6 4.1 3.5 2.7 2.7 2.0 1.9 1.6 1.4 1.0 0.6
Cully Dahlstrom 85.5 3.2 2.6 2.4 2.2 1.3 1.3 1.1 0.6
Perry Turnbull 85.4 4.6 3.7 3.2 2.9 2.5 1.7 1.6 1.1 -0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 24, 1980: Transferred to Calgary after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 24, 1980.

June 9, 1982: Traded to Washington by Calgary with Pat Riggin for Howard Walker, George White, Washington's 6th round choice (Mats Kihlstrom) in 1982 Entry Draft, 3rd round choice (Perry Berezan) in 1983 Entry Draft and 2nd round choice (Paul Ranheim) in 1984 Entry Draft, June 9, 1982.

October 18, 1983: Traded to Los Angeles by Washington with Brian Engblom for Larry Murphy, October 18, 1983.

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