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|1973 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in third round
45 overall by Chicago Black Hawks
Defense / LW / RW|
Height: 5-11 Weight: 185
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Birthplace: Pembroke, Ontario (Canada)
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
Miscellaneous: Also competed in lacrosse, football and track in high
school. ... Played Tier II hockey for Sudbury early in 1970-71 season.
| Debut: January 26, 1975 (California at
Numbers: 6, 4, 2 (Chicago); 28 (Cleveland); 4
(Vancouver); 23, 4 (Los Angeles); 7 (Calgary); 4 (Washington); 24
Stanley Cup: Never won.
Playing Status: Retired 1984
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
||CHI CLE, VAN,|
LA, CGY, WAS, PHI
|CAREER NHL PLAYOFF STATISTICS|
||CHI, LA, CGY, WAS||21
AWARDS AND HONORS
NHL Records: Most penalty minutes in one game (67 PIM in Los Angeles'
game at Philadelphia on March 11, 1979), most penalty minutes in one period
(67 in first period at Philadelphia on March 11, 1979), most penalties in one
period (9 in first period at Philadelphia on March 11, 1979).
Angeles Records: Most penalty minutes in one game (67), most penalty
minutes in one period (67), most penalties in one period (9).
Washington Records: Most penalty minutes in one game (34 PIM vs.
Philadelphia on March 27, 1982), most penalty minutes in one period (34 PIM in
second period vs. Philadelphia on March 27, 1982).
NHL Penalty Minutes Leader: 1982-83 (Washington) (275 PIM)
Penalty Minutes Leader: 1977-78 (229)
Los Angeles Penalty Minutes Leader: 1978-79 (202)
Washington Penalty Minutes Leader:
1981-82 (250), 1982-83 (275)
Miscellaneous: Missed part of 1976-77 season with torn ligaments in
right knee. ... Played on Cleveland team that folded after 1977-78 season and
was selected by Vancouver in 1978 NHL Dispersal Draft. ... Missed parts of
1980-81 season with stretched knee ligaments and injured shoulder. ... Set
Washington record (since broken) with 250 PIM in 1981-82. ... Set Washington
record (since broken) with 275 PIM in 1982-83.
67-Penalty-Minute Game: Holt is the only player in NHL history to be
assessed more penalty minutes than the length of an actual game. His
record-setting performance came on March 11, 1979, while he was playing for
Los Angeles against the Flyers at the Philadelphia Spectrum. All of the
penalty minutes were assessed in the first period, as Holt received one minor,
three majors, two 10-minute misconducts and three game misconducts. The first
penalty was a minor at 10:25. Holt then took a double major and misconduct for
fighting with Frank Bathe at 14:58. He then became involved in a
bench-clearing brawl at the end of the first period, for which he received a
major, misconduct and triple game misconduct. Holt was deemed the main
instigator of the fight and was forced to sit out Los Angeles' next three
|Post-Draft Teams: Dallas (CHL)|
AWARDS AND HONORS
CHL Adams Cup: 1974 (Dallas)
CHL All-Star First Team: 1975-76
CHL All-Rookie Team: 1973-74 (Dallas)
WHA Draft Pick: 1973 (by New
England, No. 41 overall in Round 4)
CHL Records: Most penalty
minutes in one season (411 in 1974-75)
CHL Penalty Minutes Leader: 1974-75
(Dallas) (411 PIM)
CHL Playoffs Penalty Minutes Leader:
1974 (Dallas) (51 PIM), 1975 (Dallas) (86 PIM)
Miscellaneous: Worked in public
relations for a Calgary automotive company during off-seasons of his later
years as a player. ... Went into used-car sales and insurance businesses after
his retirement. ... Was involved in two auto accidents after his retirement,
including one where he was hit by a truck while crossing a street. The
near-fatal accident resulted in severe head trauma.
Personal: Full name is Stewart
Randall Holt. ... Younger brother of former NHL player Gary Holt.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
|TRADE: Chicago traded Holt to Cleveland in
exchange for Reg Kerr on Nov. 22, 1977.||
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