Claude Daniel Houde (born November 8, 1947 in Drummondville, Quebec) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played 59 games in the National Hockey League for the Kansas City Scouts.

He played senior hockey for the Granby Bisons from 1968 to 1970. The New York Rangers signed him as a free agent and assigned him to the Syracuse Blazers. He played in the Rangers' minor pro system until 1974, when he was traded to the Detroit Red Wings for Brian Lavender. Houde then played for the Virginia Wings.

In December, 1974, Guindon was traded to the expansion Kansas City Scouts and finally got his NHL chance. He played in 59 games for the Scouts in 1974-75 and 1975-76, scoring 3 goals and 6 assists. Later in the 1975-76 season, he was assigned to the Springfield Indians. He played for the Beauce Jaros in 1976-77 and retired.

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Claude Houde's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database

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