Ken Lockett
Ken Lockett.jpg
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
160 lb (73 kg)
Teams WHA
San Diego Mariners
NHL
Vancouver Canucks
AHL
Baltimore Clippers
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1947-08-30)August 30, 1947,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Pro Career 1972 – 1977

Kenneth Richard Lockett (born August 30, 1947) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the San Diego Mariners of the World Hockey Association (WHA).

Playing Career[edit | edit source]

Lockett played university hockey in Canada with the Guelph Gryphons of the CIAU for one season before turning pro with the Baltimore Clippers of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 1972–73. After two seasons in the AHL, Lockett joined the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL) where he played backup to Gary Smith. In his first year with the Canucks, he recorded 2 consecutive shutouts as part of a franchise record setting 184:20 minute shutout streak in April 1975. The mark stood as a Canucks record for 32 years until 2007 when Roberto Luongo went 210:34 minutes. Following his second season with the Canucks, he left to join the NHL-rival-league World Hockey Association (WHA) with the San Diego Mariners. Completing one season with the Mariners in 1976-77, in 1977-78 he joined the HC Gardena club in Italy.

He retired in 1978.

Career Statistics[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA
1971–72 Guelph Gryphons CIAU 17 - - - 1020 64 0 3.76
1972–73 Baltimore Clippers AHL 32 - - - 1809 139 0 4.57
1973–74 Baltimore Clippers AHL 37 21 11 4 2128 99 2 2.79
1974–75 Vancouver Canucks NHL 25 6 7 1 912 48 2 3.16
1975–76 Vancouver Canucks NHL 30 7 8 7 1436 83 0 3.47
1976–77 San Diego Mariners WHA 45 18 19 1 2397 148 1 3.70
NHL Totals 55 13 15 8 2348 131 2 3.35
WHA Totals 45 18 19 1 2397 148 1 3.70

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Season Team League GP W L MIN GA SO GAA
1973–74 Baltimore Clippers AHL 5 3 2 300 18 0 3.60
1974–75 Vancouver Canucks NHL 1 0 1 60 6 0 6.00
1976–77 San Diego Mariners WHA 5 1 3 260 19 0 4.38
NHL Totals 1 0 1 60 6 0 6.00
WHA Totals 5 1 3 260 19 0 4.38

Video[edit | edit source]

Nearly 20 minutes of highlights of the March 16, 1975 Canucks-Black Hawks game. Gary Smith is concussed during a goal by Phil Russell and leaves the game to be replaced by Ken Lockett.

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