Ken Hammond (ice hockey)

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Ken Hammond
Born (1963-08-22) August 22, 1963 (age 50)
Port Credit, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Los Angeles Kings
Edmonton Oilers
New York Rangers
Toronto Maple Leafs
Boston Bruins
San Jose Sharks
Vancouver Canucks
Ottawa Senators
NHL Draft 147th overall, 1983
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 1985–1996

Ken Paul Hammond (born August 22, 1963) is a Canadian retired ice hockey professional ice hockey player. Hammond was born in Port Credit, Ontario, but grew up in London, Ontario.

Playing career[edit]

Ken captained his RPI team to a Division I NCAA men's hockey championship in 1985. He was a First Team All-American and First Team All-NCAA Tournament team selection with Adam Oates, Daren Puppa and John Carter. He completed his degree in Civil Engineering and later returned to achieve an M.B.A. in Finance & Accounting. RPI Stats Games 129, Goals 22, Assists 55, Points 77, Penalty Minutes 270.

Hammond started his National Hockey League career with the Los Angeles Kings in 1984. He was the Kings Rookie of the Year in 1987, shared with goaltender Glenn Healy. He would also play with the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks and Ottawa Senators. He would spend a season with the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League,where he set a team scoring record for defenceman and two seasons in the International Hockey League with the Kansas City Blades before retiring. His professional career stats Games 771, Goals 67, Assists 251, Points 318, Penalty Minutes 1,208.

Career statistics[edit]

                                            --- Regular Season ---  ---- Playoffs ----
Season   Team                        Lge    GP    G    A  Pts  PIM  GP   G   A Pts PIM
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1981-82  R.P.I.                      NCAA   29    2    3    5   54  --  --  --  --  --
1982-83  R.P.I.                      NCAA   28    4   13   17   54  --  --  --  --  --
1983-84  R.P.I.                      NCAA   34    5   11   16   72  --  --  --  --  --
1984-85  Los Angeles Kings           NHL     3    1    0    1    0   3   0   0   0   4
1984-85  R.P.I.                      NCAA   38   11   28   39   90  --  --  --  --  --
1985-86  New Haven Nighthawks        AHL    67    4   12   16   96   4   0   0   0   7
1985-86  Los Angeles Kings           NHL     3    0    1    1    2  --  --  --  --  --
1986-87  New Haven Nighthawks        AHL    66    1   15   16   76   6   0   1   1  21
1986-87  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    10    0    2    2   11  --  --  --  --  --
1987-88  New Haven Nighthawks        AHL    26    3    8   11   27  --  --  --  --  --
1987-88  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    46    7    9   16   69   2   0   0   0   4
1988-89  Toronto Maple Leafs         NHL    14    0    2    2   12  --  --  --  --  --
1988-89  Edmonton Oilers             NHL     5    0    1    1    8  --  --  --  --  --
1988-89  New York Rangers            NHL     3    0    0    0    0  --  --  --  --  --
1988-89  Denver Rangers              IHL    38    5   18   23   24  --  --  --  --  --
1989-90  Newmarket Saints            AHL    75    9   45   54  106  --  --  --  --  --
1990-91  Maine Mariners              AHL    80   10   41   51  159   2   0   1   1  16
1990-91  Boston Bruins               NHL     1    1    0    1    2   8   0   0   0  10
1991-92  Vancouver Canucks           NHL    --   --   --   --   --   2   0   0   0   6
1991-92  San Jose Sharks             NHL    46    5   10   15   82  --  --  --  --  --
1992-93  New Haven Senators          AHL     4    0    1    1    4  --  --  --  --  --
1992-93  Ottawa Senators             NHL    62    4    4    8  104  --  --  --  --  --
1993-94  Providence Bruins           AHL    65   12   45   57  100  --  --  --  --  --
1994-95  Kansas City Blades          IHL    76    3   24   27  151  21   1   4   5  45
1995-96  Kansas City Blades          IHL    33    1    7    8   62  --  --  --  --  --
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         NHL Totals                        193   18   29   47  290  15   0   0   0  24

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey First Team 1984–85
AHCA East First-Team All-American 1984–85

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