Ken Houston (ice hockey)
September 15, 1953|
Dresden, Ontario, Canada
March 10, 2018 (aged 64)|
Chatham, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
Los Angeles Kings
85th overall, 1973|
58th overall, 1973|
Originally drafted by the Atlanta Flames in the 1973 NHL Entry Draft, Houston played seven seasons for the franchise, including two after the team relocated to Calgary. He was traded along with Pat Riggin to the Washington Capitals following the 1981–82 NHL season.
Houston played for the Capitals until October 1983 when he was dealt along with Brian Engblom to the Los Angeles Kings in the trade that sent Larry Murphy to the Capitals. He retired at the end of the 1983–84 NHL season.
Houston died of cancer on March 10, 2018.
- Malone, Mark (10 March 2018). "'He was my hero'". Chatham Daily News. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
- Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com
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