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Dave Keon

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-9 (175 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs. (75 kg)

Born: March 22, 1940 in Noranda, Quebec
Amateur Teams: Toronto St. Michael's
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1986 (Full List)


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NHL/WHA Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1960-61 20 TOR NHL 70 20 25 45 6 Calder-1
1961-62 21 TOR NHL 64 26 35 61 2 AS-2,Byng-1
1962-63 22 TOR NHL 68 28 28 56 2 Byng-1
1963-64 23 TOR NHL 70 23 37 60 6 16 7 0 2 Byng-2
1964-65 24 TOR NHL 65 21 29 50 10 14 6 1 2 Byng-3
1965-66 25 TOR NHL 69 24 30 54 4 18 6 0 5 Byng-4
1966-67 26 TOR NHL 66 19 33 52 2 13 5 1 2 Byng-2,Smythe-1
1967-68 27 TOR NHL 67 11 37 48 16 4 10 1 0 3 29 8 0 196 5.6
1968-69 28 TOR NHL 75 27 34 61 17 12 18 3 6 6 29 3 2 281 9.6 Byng-4
1969-70 29 TOR NHL 72 32 30 62 -15 6 21 9 2 4 15 15 0 284 11.3 Byng-3
1970-71 30 TOR NHL 76 38 38 76 24 4 25 5 8 9 23 12 3 277 13.7 AS-2,Byng-2,Hart-4
1971-72 31 TOR NHL 72 18 30 48 1 4 14 2 2 5 17 13 0 265 6.8
1972-73 32 TOR NHL 76 37 36 73 4 2 27 8 2 6 24 11 1 277 13.4
1973-74 33 TOR NHL 74 25 28 53 13 7 22 1 2 3 20 7 1 244 10.2
1974-75 34 TOR NHL 78 16 43 59 3 4 14 1 1 2 28 13 2 183 8.7
1975-76 35 TOT WHA 69 29 45 74 16 6 21 6 2 3 184 15.8
1975-76 35 MFS WHA 57 26 38 64 14 4 19 5 2 3 144 18.1
1975-76 35 INR WHA 12 3 7 10 2 2 2 1 0 0 40 7.5
1976-77 36 TOT WHA 76 27 63 90 38 10 19 6 2 258 10.5 Deneau-1
1976-77 36 MNF WHA 42 13 38 51 25 2 11 1 1 151 8.6 Deneau-1
1976-77 36 NEW WHA 34 14 25 39 13 8 8 5 1 107 13.1 Deneau-1
1977-78 37 NEW WHA 77 24 38 62 -4 2 18 1 5 169 14.2 Deneau-1
1978-79 38 NEW WHA 79 22 43 65 4 2 15 7 0 189 11.6
1979-80 39 HAR NHL 76 10 52 62 -13 10 10 0 0 0 42 8 2 146 6.8
1980-81 40 HAR NHL 80 13 34 47 -31 26 11 2 0 1 28 6 0 131 9.9 Byng-16
1981-82 41 HAR NHL 78 8 11 19 -31 6 7 0 1 1 11 0 0 84 9.5 Selke-9
15 yrs TOR NHL 1062 365 493 858 63 75 212 54 25 49 185 82 9 2007 10.2
3 yrs HAR NHL 234 31 97 128 -75 42 28 2 1 2 81 14 2 361 8.6
3 yrs NEW WHA 190 60 106 166 13 12 41 13 6 465 12.9
1 yr INR WHA 12 3 7 10 2 2 2 1 0 0 40 7.5
1 yr MFS WHA 57 26 38 64 14 4 19 5 2 3 144 18.1
1 yr MNF WHA 42 13 38 51 25 2 11 1 1 151 8.6
Career NHL 1296 396 590 986 -12 117 240 56 26 51 266 96 11 2368 9.9
Career WHA 301 102 189 291 54 20 73 20 9 3 800 12.8

NHL/WHA Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1960-61 20 TOR NHL 70 18 0.29 0.36 0.64 0.26 0.09 21 27 48 19 2.8 1.4 4.2 Calder-1
1961-62 21 TOR NHL 64 24 0.41 0.55 0.95 0.38 0.03 28 37 65 25 5.2 1.2 6.4 AS-2,Byng-1
1962-63 22 TOR NHL 68 24 0.41 0.41 0.82 0.35 0.03 30 31 61 25 4.8 1.2 6.0 Byng-1
1963-64 23 TOR NHL 70 23 0.33 0.53 0.86 0.33 0.09 26 43 69 26 5.2 1.2 6.5 Byng-2
1964-65 24 TOR NHL 65 19 0.32 0.45 0.77 0.30 0.15 23 33 56 22 3.9 1.1 5.0 Byng-3
1965-66 25 TOR NHL 69 22 0.35 0.43 0.78 0.31 0.06 25 31 56 22 3.9 1.2 5.1 Byng-4
1966-67 26 TOR NHL 66 20 0.29 0.50 0.79 0.30 0.03 20 36 56 21 3.6 0.9 4.5 Byng-2,Smythe-1
1967-68 27 TOR NHL 67 16 0.16 0.55 0.72 0.24 0.06 2.93 12 41 53 18 72 15 52 11 16 2.7 1.6 4.3
1968-69 28 TOR NHL 75 24 0.36 0.45 0.81 0.33 0.16 3.75 26 33 59 23 82 12 69 16 17 4.7 1.6 6.3 Byng-4
1969-70 29 TOR NHL 72 26 0.44 0.42 0.86 0.36 0.08 3.94 32 31 63 26 84 34 82 17 -15 5.7 0.4 6.1 Byng-3
1970-71 30 TOR NHL 76 32 0.50 0.50 1.00 0.42 0.05 3.64 35 35 70 29 97 27 63 17 24 7.0 1.8 8.9 AS-2,Byng-2,Hart-4
1971-72 31 TOR NHL 72 18 0.25 0.42 0.67 0.25 0.06 3.68 18 30 48 18 74 33 60 20 1 2.9 1.2 4.0
1972-73 32 TOR NHL 76 31 0.49 0.47 0.96 0.40 0.03 3.64 34 33 67 28 104 38 81 19 4 6.0 1.3 7.4
1973-74 33 TOR NHL 74 22 0.34 0.38 0.72 0.29 0.09 3.30 23 27 50 20 68 14 58 17 13 3.6 1.2 4.8
1974-75 34 TOR NHL 78 21 0.21 0.55 0.76 0.27 0.05 2.35 14 38 52 18 84 22 89 30 3 2.7 1.0 3.8
1975-76 35 TOT WHA 69 28 0.42 0.65 1.07 0.40 0.09 2.67 16
1975-76 35 MFS WHA 57 24 0.46 0.67 1.12 0.43 0.07 2.53 14
1975-76 35 INR WHA 12 3 0.25 0.58 0.83 0.29 0.17 3.33 2
1976-77 36 TOT WHA 76 32 0.36 0.83 1.18 0.42 0.13 3.39 38 Deneau-1
1976-77 36 MNF WHA 42 17 0.31 0.90 1.21 0.41 0.05 3.60 25 Deneau-1
1976-77 36 NEW WHA 34 15 0.41 0.74 1.15 0.43 0.24 3.15 13 Deneau-1
1977-78 37 NEW WHA 77 24 0.31 0.49 0.81 0.31 0.03 2.19 -4 Deneau-1
1978-79 38 NEW WHA 79 24 0.28 0.54 0.82 0.30 0.03 2.39 4
1979-80 39 HAR NHL 76 20 0.13 0.68 0.82 0.26 0.13 1.92 8 44 52 16 87 18 107 25 -13 2.5 0.4 2.9
1980-81 40 HAR NHL 80 17 0.16 0.43 0.59 0.21 0.33 1.64 10 26 36 13 69 15 116 31 -31 1.0 0.3 1.3 Byng-16
1981-82 41 HAR NHL 78 7 0.10 0.14 0.24 0.09 0.08 1.08 6 8 14 5 26 0 68 11 -31 -1.4 0.6 -0.9 Selke-9
15 yrs TOR NHL 1062 340 0.34 0.46 0.81 0.32 0.07 3.40 367 506 873 338 665 195 554 147 63 64.8 18.4 83.2
3 yrs HAR NHL 234 44 0.13 0.41 0.55 0.19 0.18 1.54 24 78 102 34 182 33 291 67 -75 2.1 1.2 3.3
3 yrs NEW WHA 190 62 0.32 0.56 0.87 0.33 0.06 2.45 13
1 yr INR WHA 12 3 0.25 0.58 0.83 0.29 0.17 3.33 2
1 yr MFS WHA 57 24 0.46 0.67 1.12 0.43 0.07 2.53 14
1 yr MNF WHA 42 17 0.31 0.90 1.21 0.41 0.05 3.60 25
Career NHL 1296 384 0.31 0.46 0.76 0.30 0.09 2.87 391 584 975 373 847 228 845 214 -12 66.9 19.6 86.5
Career WHA 301 107 0.34 0.63 0.97 0.36 0.07 2.66 54

NHL/WHA Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1960-61 20 TOR NHL 5 1 1 2 0
1961-62 21 TOR NHL SC 12 5 3 8 0
1962-63 22 TOR NHL SC 10 7 5 12 0
1963-64 23 TOR NHL SC 14 7 2 9 2
1964-65 24 TOR NHL 6 2 2 4 2
1965-66 25 TOR NHL 4 0 2 2 0
1966-67 26 TOR NHL SC 12 3 5 8 0
1968-69 28 TOR NHL 4 1 3 4 2 0 0 1 0
1970-71 30 TOR NHL 6 3 2 5 0 3 0 0 0
1971-72 31 TOR NHL 5 2 3 5 0 2 0 0 0
1973-74 33 TOR NHL 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 0
1974-75 34 TOR NHL 7 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
1975-76 35 INR WHA 7 2 2 4 0 2
1976-77 36 NEW WHA 5 3 1 4 4 0 0
1977-78 37 NEW WHA 14 5 11 16 2 4 1
1978-79 38 NEW WHA 10 3 9 12 2 2 1
1979-80 39 HAR NHL 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 4 92 32 36 68 6 6 0 1 0
Career WHA 36 13 23 36 8 8 2

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1965-04-06 TOR TOR 3-2 MTL 1 4:17

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1956-57 16 St. Michael's Buzzers ON-Jr.B 36 20 23 43 14
1956-57 16 St. Michael's Majors OHA-Jr. 4 1 3 4 0
1957-58 17 St. Michael's Majors OHA-Jr. 45 23 27 50 29
1958-59 18 St. Michael's Majors OHA-Jr. 47 33 38 71 31
1959-60 19 St. Michael's Majors OHA-Jr. 46 16 29 45 8
1959-60 19 Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen OHA-Sr. 1 1 0 1 0
Career 4 Seasons OHA-Jr. 142 73 97 170 68
Career 1 Season OHA-Sr. 1 1 0 1 0
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.B 36 20 23 43 14

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1957-58 17 St. Michael's Majors OHA-Jr. 9 8 5 13 10
1958-59 18 St. Michael's Majors OHA-Jr. 15 4 9 13 8
1959-60 19 St. Michael's Majors OHA-Jr. 10 8 10 18 2
1959-60 19 Sudbury Wolves EPHL 4 2 2 4 2
Career 1 Season EPHL 4 2 2 4 2
Career 3 Seasons OHA-Jr. 34 20 24 44 20

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 18 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Dave Keon 8.9 7.4 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.1 6.0 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.8 2.9 1.3 -0.9
Henri Richard 91.5 8.6 7.6 7.0 6.5 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.1 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.8 3.6 3.0 2.8 1.9
Steve Thomas 91.5 8.3 7.5 7.3 6.9 6.4 6.0 5.9 5.5 4.3 3.5 3.3 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.7 -0.5
Cliff Ronning 90.8 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.2 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.2 3.5 3.0 1.7 1.6 0.8
Brian Bellows 90.3 9.5 7.4 7.0 6.9 6.5 6.4 5.9 5.8 4.8 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.5 2.0 1.2 1.0
Alex Delvecchio 89.6 7.2 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.3 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.2 4.8 4.6 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.0 0.0
Andrew Brunette 89.3 8.2 7.6 6.9 6.5 6.2 5.5 5.5 5.1 4.9 4.5 4.4 2.9 2.1 1.7 0.8 0.7
Rick Tocchet 89.3 10.2 7.9 7.5 7.0 6.2 6.2 5.5 5.5 5.4 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.0 2.6 1.8 1.7 -0.1
Brian Rolston 89.0 9.4 7.6 7.6 6.9 6.2 6.1 5.6 5.2 4.2 4.1 3.7 3.2 3.2 2.3 2.1 1.6 1.4
John MacLean 88.9 8.0 7.8 7.5 7.1 6.2 6.1 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.0 3.5 3.2 3.1 2.4 1.6 0.5 0.4 -0.5
Syd Howe 88.9 6.2 5.3 5.2 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.0 1.4 0.6 -0.1 -0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Dave Keon 8.9 7.4 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.1 6.0 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.8 2.9 1.3 -0.9
Steve Thomas 90.9 8.3 7.5 7.3 6.9 6.4 6.0 5.9 5.5 4.3 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.7 -0.5
Cliff Ronning 90.8 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.2 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.2 3.5 3.0 1.7 1.6 0.8
Henri Richard 90.6 8.6 7.6 7.0 6.5 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.1 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.3 3.6 3.0 2.8 1.9 1.0
Brian Bellows 90.3 9.5 7.4 7.0 6.9 6.5 6.4 5.9 5.8 4.8 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.5 2.0 1.2 1.0
Rick Tocchet 89.3 10.2 7.9 7.5 7.0 6.2 6.2 5.5 5.5 5.4 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.0 2.6 1.8 1.7 -0.1
Andrew Brunette 89.3 8.2 7.6 6.9 6.5 6.2 5.5 5.5 5.1 4.9 4.5 4.4 2.9 2.1 1.7 0.8 0.7
Brian Rolston 89.0 9.4 7.6 7.6 6.9 6.2 6.1 5.6 5.2 4.2 4.1 3.7 3.2 3.2 2.3 2.1 1.6 1.4
John MacLean 88.9 8.0 7.8 7.5 7.1 6.2 6.1 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.0 3.5 3.2 3.1 2.4 1.6 0.5 0.4 -0.5
Syd Howe 88.9 6.2 5.3 5.2 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.0 1.4 0.6 -0.1 -0.1
Ryan Smyth 88.9 8.4 7.8 7.3 7.3 7.2 6.7 6.1 6.0 5.7 5.5 5.3 4.5 3.3 3.1 2.8 1.2 0.3 -0.1 -0.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 12, 1972: Selected by Ontario-Ottawa (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972.

May, 1973: WHA rights transferred to Toronto (WHA) after Ottawa (WHA) franchise relocated, May, 1973.

May, 1975: WHA rights traded to Minnesota (WHA) by Toronto (WHA) for future considerations, May, 1975.

March 10, 1976: Signed as a free agent by Indianapolis (WHA) after Minnesota (WHA) franchise folded, March 10, 1976.

September, 1976: Traded to Minnesota (WHA) by Indianapolis (WHA) for Gary MacGregor and future considerations, September 1976.

January, 1977: Traded to Edmonton (WHA) by Minnesota (WHA) with Mike Antonovich, Bill Butters, Jack Carlson, Steve Carlson, Jean-Louis Levasseur and John McKenzie, January 1977.

January, 1977: Traded to New England (WHA) by Edmonton (WHA) with Jack Carlson, Steve Carlson, Dave Dryden and John McKenzie for future considerations (Dave Debol, June, 1977), Dan Arndt and cash, January 1977.

June 9, 1979: Rights retained by Hartford prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979.

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