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|1980 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in sixth round
110 overall by Washington Capitals
Born July 5, 1961
Left Wing / Center|
Height: 6-2 Weight: 205
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Birthplace: Petrolia, Ontario (Canada)
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
Miscellaneous: Toronto's fourth pick in 1978 OMJHL midget draft.
| Debut: October 24, 1981 (Washington at N.Y.
Numbers: 23, 22 (Washington)
Stanley Cup: Never won.
Status: Retired for final time in 2002
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
AWARDS AND HONORS
Miscellaneous: Missed part of 1981-82 season with broken leg, suffered during Washington's Nov. 4, 1981, game vs. Minnesota. ... Traded by
Washington to Edmonton for Doug Hicks on March 9, 1982, but never
played for parent team. ... Traded by Edmonton to Detroit for Rejean Cloutier on Oct. 17, 1984, but never played for parent team.
|Post-Draft Teams: Toronto (OMJHL); Hershey (AHL);
Wichita (CHL); Moncton, Nova Scotia, Adirondack (AHL); Fife, Peterborough,
Telford, Nottingham, Bracknell, Humberside, Sheffield, Teeside, Durham,
Guildford, Blackburn (Great Britain); Amarillo (WPHL); Petrolia (OHA Sr.)|
AWARDS AND HONORS
Great Britain All-Star First Team: 1986-87 (Peterborough)
1980-81: Played one game for AHL regular-season champ (Hershey).
Coaching Career: Named Bracknell (Great Britain) head coach prior to
1991-92 season and held position for first half of 1991-92
Education: Earned B.Sc. degree in
Miscellaneous: Left North America after 1984-85
season to continue career in Great Britain. ... Played for Great Britain in
1994 Olympic qualifying tournament. The British went 0-3-1 in the tournament
and failed to earn a berth in the 1994 Olympics. ... Retired for first time at age
36, early in 1997-98 season after he had returned to North America from Great
Britain. Released by Guildford (Great Britain) for breach of contract in
December 1996. ... Came out of retirement at age 38 to play for
Peterborough (Great Britain) in 2000 British National League playoffs. ... Came out of retirement
at age 39 to join hometown Petrolia (OHA Sr.) team for 2000-01 season. ...
Became a youth counselor in Petrolia, Ontario, and founded Skill Shots Off-Ice Development Center in
nearby Sarnia, Ontario, after his
retirement. The hockey school focuses on dryland training for young players.
Personal: Full name is Richard Todd
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