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USA Phil Housley
a.k.a. "Philip Housley"
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Last added: Jim Matheson
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Richard Gynge 3 3 4 7
2. Robert Rosén 3 2 5 7
3. Ty Rattie 3 3 2 5
4. Julius Nättinen 3 1 4 5
5. Carl Söderberg 3 3 1 4
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
57
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
179 lbs / 81 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Cup Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
1-time NHL Contribution to U.S. Hockey (Lester Patrick Trophy) 1

Son: Wilson Housley
Brother: Larry Housley

Housley started his career with 11 straight 60+ point seasons, hitting the 20-goal mark 7 times. The 7x All-Star retired with 1,239 points, the most by an American defenseman in NHL history. Over 21 years, Housley played with Buffalo, Winnipeg, St. Louis, Calgary, New Jersey, Washington, Chicago, and Toronto.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1978-79 South St. Paul High USHS-MN - - - - - |
1979-80 South St. Paul High USHS-MN - - - - - |
1980-81 South St. Paul High USHS-MN 18 28 26 54 - |
St. Paul Vulcans USHL 6 7 7 14 6 | Playoffs 10 5 5 10 0
1981-82 South St. Paul High USHS-MN 22 31 34 65 18 |
St. Paul Vulcans USHL - - - - - |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 1 0 1 6 |
USA WC 7 1 0 1 4 |
1982-83 Buffalo Sabres NHL 77 19 47 66 39 -4 | Playoffs 10 3 4 7 2 -5
1983-84 Buffalo Sabres NHL 75 31 46 77 33 3 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 6 -1
1984-85 Buffalo Sabres NHL 73 16 53 69 28 15 | Playoffs 5 3 2 5 2 0
USA CC 6 0 2 2 0 -2 |
1985-86 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 15 47 62 54 -9 |
USA WC 10 2 6 8 4 |
1986-87 Buffalo Sabres NHL 78 21 46 67 57 -2 |
1987-88 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 74 29 37 66 96 -17 | Playoffs 6 2 4 6 6 -5
USA CC 5 0 2 2 4 3 |
1988-89 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 72 26 44 70 47 6 | Playoffs 5 1 3 4 2 0
USA WC 7 3 4 7 2 |
1989-90 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 80 21 60 81 32 11 | Playoffs 6 1 4 5 4 0
1990-91 Winnipeg Jets NHL 78 23 53 76 24 -13 |
1991-92 Winnipeg Jets NHL 74 23 63 86 92 -5 | Playoffs 7 1 4 5 0 -6
1992-93 Winnipeg Jets “A” NHL 80 18 79 97 52 -14 | Playoffs 6 0 7 7 2 -3
1993-94 St. Louis Blues NHL 26 7 15 22 12 -5 | Playoffs 4 2 1 3 4 -3
1994-95 Calgary Flames NHL 43 8 35 43 18 17 | Playoffs 7 0 9 9 0 5
Grasshopper Club Zürich NLB 10 6 8 14 34 |
1995-96 Calgary Flames “A” NHL 59 16 36 52 22 -2 |
New Jersey Devils NHL 22 1 15 16 8 -4 |
1996-97 Washington Capitals NHL 77 11 29 40 24 -10 |
USA WCup 1 0 1 1 0 1 |
1997-98 Washington Capitals NHL 64 6 25 31 24 -10 | Playoffs 18 0 4 4 4 -2
1998-99 Calgary Flames NHL 79 11 43 54 52 14 |
1999-00 Calgary Flames NHL 78 11 44 55 24 -12 |
USA “C” WC 7 2 3 5 0 2 |
2000-01 Calgary Flames NHL 69 4 30 34 24 -15 |
USA “C” WC 9 0 1 1 4 0 |
2001-02 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 80 15 24 39 34 -3 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 4 -1
USA “A” OG 6 1 4 5 0 5 |
2002-03 Chicago Blackhawks “A” NHL 57 6 23 29 24 7 |
Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 1 0 0 0 2 -1 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -3
USA “C” WC 6 1 1 2 4 3 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2004-05 Stillwater High USHS-MN Head Coach
2005-06 Stillwater High USHS-MN Head Coach
2006-07 Stillwater High USHS-MN Head Coach
USA U20 WJC-20 Asst. Coach
2007-08 Stillwater High USHS-MN Head Coach
2008-09 Stillwater High USHS-MN Head Coach
2009-10 Stillwater High USHS-MN Head Coach
2010-11 Stillwater High USHS-MN Head Coach
USA U20 WJC-20 Asst. Coach
USA WC Asst. Coach
2011-12 Stillwater High USHS-MN Head Coach
2012-13 Stillwater High USHS-MN Head Coach
USA U20 WJC-20 Head Coach
USA WC Asst. Coach
2013-14 Nashville Predators NHL Asst. Coach
USA WC Asst. Coach
2014-15 Nashville Predators NHL Asst. Coach
2015-16 Nashville Predators NHL Asst. Coach
2016-17 Nashville Predators NHL Asst. Coach
2017-18 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
2018-19 Buffalo Sabres NHL Head Coach
2019-20 Arizona Coyotes NHL Asst. Coach
2020-21 Arizona Coyotes NHL Asst. Coach
2021-22 Arizona Coyotes NHL Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 2 11 0 4 4 0.36 4 1 | 0
NHL 21 1495 338 894 1232 0.82 822 -53 | 13 85 13 43 56 0.66 36 -24
OG 1 6 1 4 5 0.83 0 5 | 0
NLB (SL) 1 10 6 8 14 1.40 34 - | 0
USHL 2 6 7 7 14 2.33 6 - | 1 10 5 5 10 1.00 0 -
USHS-MN 4 40 59 60 119 2.98 18 - | 0
WC 6 46 9 15 24 0.52 18 5 | 0
WCup 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 0 1 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 1 0 1 0.14 6 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Mike Ramsey (D) 1981-1990 9 Buffalo Sabres, USA, USA (CC)
Dave Andreychuk (F) 1982-1996 9 Buffalo Sabres, New Jersey Devils
Mike Foligno (F) 1982-1990 8 Buffalo Sabres
John Tucker (F) 1983-1990 7 Buffalo Sabres

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