Brett Howden Vegas Golden Knights logo

Age 24 Mar 29, 1998
Calgary CAN
Center shoots left
6'3" 191 cm
197 lbs 89 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2025
Agent J.P. Barry
Draft Year 2016
Drafted Overall 27
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Tampa Bay Lightning logo

Transaction History
Apr 6, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden (upper body) is not expected to return in the near term, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Mar 26, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden (upper body) is expected to be out for a while after being stretched off the ice against the Predators on Thursday, per (NHL).com.
Mar 24, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden (undisclosed) has full movement and has not suffered a neck or spine injury, per head coach Pete DeBoer.
Mar 24, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden (undisclosed) was stretchered off the ice in the first period of Thursday's game versus the Predators, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Mar 17, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden scored a goal and added two hits in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Panthers.
Mar 17, 2022 Activated Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden (undisclosed) is on track to be activated off injured reserve and return to the lineup Thursday versus Florida, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Mar 14, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden (undisclosed) has been placed on injured reserve, per the (NHL) media site.
Mar 8, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden (undisclosed) stayed back in Vegas when the team departed for its five-game road trip, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Mar 1, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden notched an assist in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Sharks.
Feb 20, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden produced an assist and three hits in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Sharks.
Feb 8, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden scored a goal and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 4-0 win over the Oilers.
Feb 1, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden scored a goal on two shots, dished a shorthanded assist and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Sabres.
Jan 29, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden scored a goal and dished an assist in Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over the Lightning.
Jan 26, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden scored a goal, levied two hits and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Hurricanes.
Jan 24, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden provided an assist in a 1-0 win over the Capitals on Monday.
Jan 6, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Rangers.
Jan 2, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden logged an assist, two PIM and a minus-2 rating in Sunday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Jets.
Jan 2, 2022 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden cleared COVID-19 protocols and will play Sunday against Winnipeg, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Dec 27, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | The Golden Knights placed Howden in COVID-19 protocols Monday.
Dec 18, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 3-2 shootout win over the Rangers.
Dec 16, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden produced an assist in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Devils.
Dec 1, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden posted a shorthanded assist in Wednesday's 6-5 loss to the Ducks.
Nov 27, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden has cleared COVID-19 protocols and will center the fourth line Saturday versus the Oilers, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Nov 24, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden missed Wednesday's game versus the Predators because he was placed on the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols list, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Nov 18, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden produced an assist, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Red Wings.
Nov 16, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden scored a goal on two shots and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
Nov 11, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden produced an assist, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Wild.
Nov 4, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden scored a goal on his only shot of the game in Thursday's 5-1 win over Ottawa.
Oct 20, 2021 Activated Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden will be activated off injured reserve and make his season debut Wednesday versus St. Louis, Steve Carp of Vegas Hockey Now reports.
Oct 11, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Monday, according to PuckPedia.
Oct 11, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden (undisclosed) will not be an option against the Kraken on Tuesday, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Oct 4, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden (undisclosed) is considered day-to-day, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Sep 23, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Brett Howden | Howden (foot) skated at the Golden Knights' afternoon session of Thursday's practice, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Jul 9, 2021 New York Rangers | Brett Howden | Howden (foot) secured a one-year, $885,000 contract from the Rangers on Friday.
Apr 30, 2021 New York Rangers | Brett Howden | Howden suffered a fractured foot during Thursday's loss to the Islanders and will miss the remainder of the 2020-21 campaign.
Apr 25, 2021 New York Rangers | Brett Howden | Howden notched a shorthanded assist in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Sabres.
Apr 8, 2021 Activated New York Rangers | Brett Howden | Howden (COVID-19 protocol) was activated from COVID-19 protocol and will play in Thursday's game versus the Penguins, Dan Rosen of (NHL).com reports.
Mar 31, 2021 New York Rangers | Brett Howden | Howden (COVID-19 protocols) won't make the trip to Buffalo for the Rangers' two-game set against the Sabres, Colin Stephenson of Newsday reports.
Mar 25, 2021 New York Rangers | Brett Howden | Howden (COVID-19 protocols) won't play Thursday against the Flyers.
Mar 22, 2021 New York Rangers | Brett Howden | Howden was placed on the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols list Monday, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.
Mar 22, 2021 New York Rangers | Brett Howden | Howden (undisclosed) won't play in Monday's game versus the Sabres.
Mar 18, 2021 New York Rangers | Brett Howden | Howden emerged with an assist in Wednesday's 9-0 win over the Flyers.
Feb 19, 2021 New York Rangers | Brett Howden | Howden contributed three blocked shots in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over the Flyers.
Feb 25, 2020 Recalled New York Rangers | recalled LW Brett Howden from Hartford (AHL).
Feb 24, 2020 Assigned New York Rangers | assigned LW Brett Howden to Hartford (AHL).
Mar 3, 2019 Activated New York Rangers | activated C Brett Howden from injured reserve.
Sep 25, 2017 Assigned Tampa Bay Lightning | assigned C Brett Howden to Moose Jaw (WHL).
Dec 28, 2016 Tampa Bay Lightning | signed C Brett Howden to an entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Brett Howden
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Vegas Golden Knights Vegas Golden Knights logo 47 9 11 20 9 12 472 56.10 51.10 -0.10 48.50 -4.00 1.02 2.16
Brett Howden Stats by Elite Prospects Brett Howden Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2012-2013 Eastman Selects U18 AAA MU18HL 30 11 13 24 16
2013-2014 Team Manitoba WCCC-16 4 4 4 8 2
2013-2014 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 5 1 0 1 2
2013-2014 Eastman Selects U18 AAA MU18HL 38 24 34 58 38 Playoffs 12 5 9 14 0
2014-2015 Team White U17-Dev 3 0 2 2 0
2014-2015 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 68 22 24 46 24
2014-2015 Canada White U17 WHC-17 5 2 1 3 4
2014-2015 Canada U18 WJC-18 3 2 1 3 0
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Canada U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 0 1 1 4
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Team Red U18-Dev 3 1 2 3 2
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 68 24 40 64 61 Playoffs 10 4 11 15 0
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Canada U18 WJC-18 6 5 3 8 8
2016-2017 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 58 38 43 81 73 Playoffs 7 2 1 3 0
2016-2017 Syracuse Crunch AHL 5 3 1 4 2 Playoffs 3 0 2 2 0
2017-2018 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 49 24 51 75 42 Playoffs 14 7 8 15 0
2017-2018 WHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 1 1 1 2 0
2017-2018 Canada U20 WJC-20 7 3 4 7 4
2018-2019 New York Rangers NHL 66 6 17 23 14 774 41.33 40.78 -7.28 42.22 -4.30 0.47 1.63
2019-2020 New York Rangers NHL 70 9 10 19 28 737 38.70 40.10 -10.30 40.20 -8.40 0.57 1.06 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2020-2021 New York Rangers NHL 42 1 6 7 11 427 46.20 46.40 -3.20 45.90 -2.60 0.70
2021-2022 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 47 9 11 20 12 472 56.10 51.10 -0.10 48.50 -4.00 1.02 2.16
Brett Howden Stats by Elite Prospects | Brett Howden Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team New York Rangers logo
Signing Date July 9, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent J.P. Barry
Standard Contract | 1 Years $885,000 1.09% of cap space
2021-2022
Cap Hit $885,000
RFA
AAV $885,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $885,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $885,000
Minors Salary $885,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team New York Rangers logo
Signing Date December 27, 2016
Agent J.P. Barry
Entry Level Contract | 5 Years $4,409,165 1.27% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,166 $863,333 $863,333 $863,333
RFA
AAV $925,000 $894,166 $863,333 $863,333 $863,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $0 $0 $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0 $0
Total Salary $0 $0 $925,000 $832,500 $832,500
Minors Salary $0 $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year