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Kenneth Houston

Kenneth Houston  #6

Right Wing
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: September 15, 1953
BIRTHPLACE: Dresden, ON, Canada
DRAFTED: AFM / 1973 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 6th   (85th overall)
OHA-B First All-Star Team (1973) Transferred to Calgary after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 24, 1980. Traded to Washington by Calgary with Pat Riggin for Howard Walker, George White, Washington's 6th round choice (Mats Kihlstrom) in 1982 Entry Draft, 3rd round choice (Perry Berezan) in 1983 Entry Draft and 2nd round choice (Paul Ranheim) in 1984 Entry Draft, June 9, 1982. Traded to Los Angeles by Washington with Brian Engblom for Larry Murphy, October 18, 1983.
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Life's about opportunity and how you respond to that opportunity, and obviously he must have some swagger about him, some confidence about him, because he was solid. He made some good saves. He was 6-foot-3 on every shot, which is a good thing for a goalie. He played well. We got a win.

— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock on rookie goaltender Garret Sparks, who made 24 saves in his first NHL start, a 3-0 win vs. Oilers
World Cup of Hockey 2016