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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Antonin Verreault 68 36 71 107
2. Justin Gill 65 40 58 98
3. Mathieu Cataford 65 40 50 90
4. Markus Vidicek 64 45 43 88
5. Israel Mianscum 61 35 52 87
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Staff Facts
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Age
57
Nation
Highlights
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1

Brother: Travis Richards

History
- 2015-10-21 • Fired by the Columbus Blue Jackets (succeeded by John Tortorella)
- 2012-01-09 • Named Head Coach by the Columbus Blue Jackets (succeeded Scott Arniel)
- 2011-06-20 • Named Assistant Coach by the Columbus Blue Jackets
- 2011-04-11 • Fired by the Minnesota Wild (total record: 77-71-16)
- 2009-06-16 • Named Head Coach by the Minnesota Wild
- 2008-07-21 • Named Assistant Coach by the San Jose Sharks
- 2006-08-03 • Named Head Coach by the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins

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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
2018-19 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Asst. Coach
2019-20 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Asst. Coach
2020-21 Nashville Predators NHL Asst. Coach
2021-22 Nashville Predators NHL Asst. Coach
2022-23 Nashville Predators NHL Asst. Coach
2023-24 Nashville Predators NHL Asst. Coach

Todd Richards Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1984-85 Robbinsdale Armstrong 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* -* |
Hartford Whalers NHL 2* 0* 4* 4* 2* -4* | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 2 -1
Springfield Indians AHL 71* 10* 41* 51* 62* -* | Playoffs 14 2 8 10 2 -
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 -

Todd Richards Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Montréal Canadiens Fr-Tour 2* 0* 0* 0* 2* -* |
USA Goodwill Games 5* 0* 2* 2* 2* -* |
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