June 27, 1963 |
Framingham, MA, USA
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)|
|Played for||Toronto Maple Leafs|
|National team||United States|
|NHL Draft||37th overall, 1981
Richard Anthony "Rich" Costello (born June 27, 1963) is a retired American professional ice hockey player. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1981 NHL Entry Draft, but traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1982 for Darryl Sittler. Costello was born in Framingham, Massachusetts, but grew up in Natick, Massachusetts.
Costello spent part of the 1983-84 season with the United States National Team. He spent the following three years in the Leafs organisation, in which he played a total of 12 games in the NHL, but spent most of his time in the American Hockey League. He later played professionally in Finland, Germany and Switzerland.
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