Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Ken Lockett
Goalie Ken Lockett played two seasons as a back up on the Vancouver Canucks in the mid-70s. He was a fine university and minor pro player who also saw a bit of action in the WHA during his decade in the game.

The Toronto native played junior B with the North York Rangers in 1967-68 then started a handful of games for the IHL's Fort Wayne Komets. He then played a few gamed for the senior Owen Sound Mercurys before attending the University of Guelph for two years.

In 1972, the young netminder joined the AHL's Baltimore Clippers and played 69 games over the next two seasons. Prior to the 1974-75 season the Vancouver Canucks acquired him. Lockett spent two years as back up to Gary Smith and posted an overall record of 13-15-8 with two shutouts. He also played one playoff game in 1975 when the Montreal Canadiens in the quarterfinals eliminated the Canucks. Lockett retired in 1977 after making 45 appearances for the San Diego Mariners of the WHA.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1967-68 North York Rangers ON-Jr.B
1968-69 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 6 0 5.60
1969-70 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 2 0 5.00
1969-70 Owen Sound Mercurys OHA-Sr. 9 0 5.19
1970-71 University of Guelph OQAA 15 0 3.60
1971-72 University of Guelph OUAA 17 0 3.76
1972-73 Baltimore Clippers AHL 32 0 4.57
1973-74 Baltimore Clippers AHL 37 21 11 4 2 2.79 5 3 2 0 0 3.60
1974-75 Vancouver Canucks NHL 25 6 7 1 2 3.16 1 0 1 0 6.00
1975-76 Vancouver Canucks NHL 30 7 8 7 0 3.47
1976-77 San Diego Mariners WHA 45 18 19 1 1 3.70 5 1 3 0 0 4.38
NHL Totals 55 13 15 8 2 3.34 1 0 1 0 6.00


OUAA First All-Star Team (1972) Traded to Vancouver by Baltimore (AHL), August, 1974. WHA rights claimed by Phoenix (WHA) in WHA Dispersal Draft, June 19, 1975. Signed as a free agent by San Diego (WHA), September, 1976.
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