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Doug Houda

Doug Houda  #6

Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: June 3, 1966
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Blairmore, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 208 DRAFTED: DET / 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (28th overall)
WHL East Second All-Star Team (1985) AHL First All-Star Team (1988) Traded to Hartford by Detroit for Doug Crossman, February 20, 1991. Traded to Los Angeles by Hartford for Marc Potvin, November 3, 1993. Traded to Buffalo by Los Angeles for Sean O'Donnell, July 26, 1994. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, October 26, 1996. Traded to Anaheim by NY Islanders with Travis Green and Tony Tuzzolino for Joe Sacco, J.J. Daigneault and Mark Janssens, February 6, 1998. Traded to Detroit by Anaheim for future considerations, October 9, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, July 13, 1999. Officially announced retirement, August 27, 2003.
Quote of the Day

A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

— Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss on his sports hernia surgery