September 20, 1955 |
Barrie, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|Played for||Vancouver Canucks|
|NHL Draft||64th overall, 1975
|WHA Draft||38th overall, 1975
Richardson began his career with the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA). He played two seasons with the team from 1972-74, playing in 78 games while recording 32 points (13 goals and 19 assists). He played the next two seasons with the Hamilton Red Wings, who renamed to the Hamilton Fincups in his second season with the club, scoring 78 points in 93 games, 72 in his final year.
Drafted 38th overall to Vancouver in 1975, he made his debut in 1975-76, notching 9 points (3 goals, 6 assists) in the 24 games he played. He was a -1 with 19 penalty minutes. In the same year, Richardson went to the Tulsa Oilers] of the Central Hockey League (CHL), where he played the rest of his career. Playing 186 contests with the Oilers, Richardson had a total of 117 points.
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