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Kevin Hodson played junior hockey for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds from 1990-91 until 1992-93. During his tenure there he led the OHL in shutouts (two), average (3.22), playoff wins (nine), and average (2.89) in 1990-91; in average (3.10) in 1992-93; and in Memorial Cup Tournament wins (three) and average (3.00). He was named to the 1993 Memorial Cup All-Star team and was also awarded the Hap Emms Memorial Trophy for the tournament's top goaltender that same year.

In June 1993, he was signed as a free agent by Detroit and reported to the Adirondack Red Wings. He played two full seasons in the AHL and in 1995-96 was rewarded with a chance to make his NHL debut when he appeared in four games with Detroit. He stayed with the Wings' organization, playing in six games in 1996-97 and 21 in 1997-98 when he was part of the Stanley Cup winning team. He came back for part of the following year with Detroit and was eventually traded to Tampa Bay. He made five appearances for the Lightning that season and 24 in 1999-2000, his last season of professional play to date.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1989-90 Winnipeg South Blues MJHL 35 2 3.40
1990-91 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 30 18 11 0 2 3.22 10 9 1 0 2.89
1990-91 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds M-Cup 2 0 1 0 0 4.76
1991-92 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 50 28 12 4 0 3.33 18 12 6 1 2.90
1991-92 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds M-Cup 4 3 1 0 0 3.43
1992-93 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 26 18 5 2 1 3.10 14 11 2 0 2.70
1992-93 Indianapolis Ice IHL 14 5 9 0 0 4.09
1992-93 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds M-Cup 4 3 0 1 0 3.00
1993-94 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 37 20 10 5 2 2.94 3 0 2 0 6.77
1994-95 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 51 19 22 8 1 3.54 4 0 4 0 3.53
1995-96 Detroit Red Wings NHL 4 2 0 0 1 1.10
1995-96 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 32 13 13 2 0 3.16 3 0 2 0 3.21
1996-97 Detroit Red Wings NHL 6 2 2 1 1 1.63
1996-97 Quebec Rafales IHL 2 1 1 0 0 3.54
1997-98 Detroit Red Wings NHL 21 9 3 3 2 2.67 1 0 0 0 0.00
1998-99 Detroit Red Wings NHL 4 0 2 0 0 3.09
1998-99 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 6 1 3 2 0 3.27
1998-99 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 5 2 1 1 0 2.77
1999-00 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 24 2 7 4 0 3.67
1999-00 Detroit Vipers IHL 9 2 6 0 0 2.61
2000-01
2001-02 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL
2002-03 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 7 0 3 1 0 2.54
2003-04 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 3 1 1 1 1 1.63
NHL Totals 71 17 18 10 4 2.76 1 0 0 0 0.00


Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1993)
Hap Emms Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup Top Goaltender) (1993)
Signed as a free agent by Chicago, August 17, 1992. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, June 16, 1993.
Played 16 seconds in playoff game vs. St. Louis, May 17, 1998. Traded to Tampa Bay by Detroit with San Jose's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Tampa Bay selected Sheldon Keefe) in 1999 Entry Draft for Wendel Clark and Detroit's 6th round choice (previously acquired, Detroit selected Kent McDonell) in 1999 Entry Draft, March 23, 1999. Traded to Montreal by Tampa Bay for Montreal's 7th round choice (later traded to Philadelphia - Philadelphia selected John Eichelberger) in 2000 Entry Draft, June 2, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, May 29, 2002. Officially announced retirement, January 16, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Jokerit Helsinki (Finland), November 6, 2003.