Ice hockey goaltender
| September 13, 1992 (age 23)
Youngstown, OH, USA (1992-09-13) |
Manchester Monarchs (ECHL)
San Antonio Rampage
29 (San Antonio Rampage / Goaltender)
Michael Houser (ice hockey) Wikipedia
Michael Houser (born September 13, 1992) is an American ice hockey goaltender. He is currently playing under contract to the Tucson Roadrunners organization of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Houser played three seasons (2009 – 2012) of major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with the London Knights. He was recognized for his outstanding play during the 2011–12 OHL season when he was selected as the OHL Goaltender of the Year and named to the OHL First All-Star Team. Houser was also awarded the Red Tilson Trophy as the OHL's Most Outstanding Player.
Houser attended the Florida Panthers’ 2012 development camp, and on July 9, 2012 the Panthers signed him to a three-year entry-level contract.
As a free agent at the conclusion of his entry-level contract with the Panthers, Houser was signed to a one-year AHL contract with the Ontario Reign, affiliate to the Los Angeles Kings on September 14, 2015.
As a free agent from the Reign, Houser attended the Columbus Blue Jackets training camp on a professional try-out. On October 14, 2016, Houser signed a one-year AHL contract with the Blue Jackets affiliate and defending champions, the Cleveland Monsters. Houser appeared in a single game with the Monsters during the 2016–17 season, playing primarily with the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL, registering 22 wins in 41 games.
In the following off-season, Houser agreed as a free agent to a one-year, one-way AHL contract with the Tucson Roadrunners on July 28, 2017.