Todd Richards

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    5'11" / 180 cm
  • Weight
    192 lbs / 87 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

Brother: Travis Richards

Team Staff profile of Todd Richards also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1984-85 Armstrong/Cooper High USHS-MN 24 10 23 33 24 |
1985-86 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 38 6 23 29 38 |
1986-87 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 49 8 43 51 70 |
1987-88 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 34 10 30 40 26 |
1988-89 Univ. of Minnesota “C” NCAA 46 6 32 38 60 |
1989-90 Sherbrooke Canadiens AHL 71 6 18 24 73 | Playoffs 5 1 2 3 6
1990-91 Fredericton Canadiens AHL 3 0 1 1 2 |
Springfield Indians AHL 71 10 41 51 62 | Playoffs 14 2 8 10 2
Hartford Whalers NHL 2 0 4 4 2 -4 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 2 -1
1991-92 Hartford Whalers NHL 6 0 0 0 2 -2 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 4 2
Springfield Indians AHL 43 6 23 29 33 -2 | Playoffs 8 0 3 3 2 1
1992-93 Springfield Indians AHL 78 13 42 55 53 -10 | Playoffs 9 1 5 6 2
1993-94 Las Vegas Thunder IHL 80 11 35 46 122 47 | Playoffs 5 1 4 5 18 -4
1994-95 Las Vegas Thunder IHL 80 12 49 61 130 49 | Playoffs 9 1 2 3 6 -4
1995-96 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 81 19 54 73 59 15 | Playoffs 23 4 9 13 8 4
1996-97 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 82 9 36 45 134 9 | Playoffs 10 0 1 1 4 -2
1997-98 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 75 6 37 43 68 20 | Playoffs 17 3 8 11 13 4
1998-99 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 67 11 26 37 61 13 | Playoffs 16 3 7 10 14 -4
1999-00 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 43 7 18 25 26 11 | Playoffs 6 0 5 5 4 3
2000-01 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 75 9 28 37 60 -3 | Playoffs 16 2 11 13 8 5
2001-02 Genève-Servette HC NLB 34 11 26 37 18 | Playoffs 13 3 13 16 10
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2002-03 Milwaukee Admirals AHL Asst. Coach
2003-04 Milwaukee Admirals AHL Asst. Coach
2004-05 Milwaukee Admirals AHL Asst. Coach
2005-06 Milwaukee Admirals AHL Asst. Coach
2006-07 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL Head Coach
2007-08 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL Head Coach
2008-09 San Jose Sharks NHL Asst. Coach
2009-10 Minnesota Wild NHL Head Coach
USA WC Asst. Coach
2010-11 Minnesota Wild NHL Head Coach
2011-12 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Asst. Coach
Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head Coach Promoted mid-season
2012-13 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head Coach
2013-14 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head Coach
USA OG Asst. Coach
2014-15 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head Coach
USA WC Head Coach
2015-16 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head Coach Replaced midseason by John Tortorella
USA WC Asst. Coach
2016-17 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Asst. Coach
2017-18 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 266 35 125 160 0.60 223 -12 | 36 4 18 22 0.61 12 1
IHL 583 84 283 367 0.63 660 161 | 102 14 47 61 0.60 75 2
NCAA 167 30 128 158 0.95 194 0 |
NHL 8 0 4 4 0.50 4 -6 | 11 0 3 3 0.27 6 1
NLB 34 11 26 37 1.09 18 0 | 13 3 13 16 1.23 10 0
USHS-MN 24 10 23 33 1.38 24 0 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Genève-Servette

Cult/Star player for Orlando Solar Bears