Rick Hampton

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Rick Hampton
Born (1956-07-14) July 14, 1956 (age 60)
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for California Golden Seals
Cleveland Barons
Los Angeles Kings
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 3rd overall, 1974
California Golden Seals
Playing career 1974–1984

Richard Charles "Rick" Hampton (born July 14, 1956 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman. He was born in Toronto, Ontario, but grew up in King, Ontario, and attended King City Secondary School

Hampton started his National Hockey League career with the California Golden Seals in 1974, staying with the team when it relocated to become the Cleveland Barons, and then moving to the Los Angeles Kings. He left the NHL after the 1980 season. He played several more seasons in the minor leagues and retired from hockey after playing the 1984 season with the Rochester Americans.

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Preceded by
Chris Oddleifson
California Golden Seals first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Ralph Klassen