This article is about the ice hockey player. For the poet, see Steve Richmond (poet).

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

Award Year
All-CCHA Second Team 1981-82