Steve Richmond

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Steve Richmond
Steve Richmond 1984.JPG
Richmond in 1984
Born (1959-12-11) December 11, 1959 (age 56)
Chicago, IL, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
New Jersey Devils
Detroit Red Wings
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 1978–1991

Steven L. Richmond (born December 11, 1959) is a retired American professional ice hockey player who played 159 games in the National Hockey League. He played with the New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, Detroit Red Wings, and Los Angeles Kings. Before being drafted he played for the University of Michigan, where he holds the defenseman record for most goals with 40.

He was member of the Tulsa Oilers (CHL) team that suspended operations on February 16, 1984, playing only road games for final six weeks of 1983-84 season. Despite this adversity, the team went on to win the league's championship.[1]

He is currently the director of player development of the Washington Capitals.

His son Danny Richmond currently plays for the Lahti Pelicans of the SM-liiga.


He won the 1983-84 CHL Championship (Adams Cup) as a member of the Tulsa Oilers [2] team coached by Tom Webster.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-CCHA Second Team 1981-82