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Longtime NHL forward hired by former club as a scout

Published August 20, 2023 at 8:35
BY COOPER GODIN

After 17 years in the National Hockey League that included stops with the Colorado Avalanche, Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks (two stints), Arizona Coyotes, Nashville Predators and Calgary Flames, Brad Richardson is returning as a scout.

Richardson confirmed the news while on the PHNX Coyotes Podcast that he's been hired by the Calgary Flames as a professional scout. In his role, Richardson will scout Western Conference teams in the NHL.

The 38-year-old was drafted in the fifth round by Colorado back in 2003 and went on to appear in 869 regular season games in the NHL, tallying 254 career points (111 goals, 143 assists), 443 penalty minutes and was a minus-31.

As a member of the Los Angeles Kings in 2012, the Belleville, Ontario native won the Stanley Cup, skating in 13 games during their playoff run and putting up one goal.


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