Luke Richardson was named head coach of the Binghamton Senators for the 2012-13 season. He becomes the seventh head coach in B-Sens franchise history. Richardson replaces Kurt Kleinendorst, who coached the club the last two seasons.
Richardson, 43, has spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach with his hometown Ottawa Senators. He began his coaching career following his retirement as an active player during 2008-09 campaign, joining the Ottawa coaching staff for the final three months of the season.
In 78 games over parts of two seasons with the Senators, Richardson recorded two goals, nine points and 43 penalty minutes.
The 20-year NHL veteran played in 1,417 career games with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Tampa Bay Lightning and the Senators, scoring 35 goals, 166 assists and recorded 2,055 penalty minutes.
The Ottawa native has added eight assists and 130 penalty minutes in 69 career NHL playoff games.
Richardson was Torontos first pick, seventh overall, in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft.
Richardson and his wife Stephanie have two daughters, Morgan and Daron. Following Darons passing, the communities of both Ottawa and Binghamton reached out compassionately and joined in inspiring conversations and showed support not only for her family, but for all young people who suffer in silence from the pain and stigma of mental Illness. For more information on youth mental health please visit the D.I.F.D website at www.doitfordaron.com.
|Executive Vice President of Operations||Tom Mitchell|
|Vice President of Marketing & Business Development||Terrance Buczkowski|
|Vice President of Sales||Jason Camp|
|Director of Media Relations/Corporate Partnerships Representative||Joe Battaglini|
|Director of Game Day Operations & Community Relations||Matt Custer|
|Director of Merchandising/Corporate Partnerships Representative||Dan Mallery|
|Director of Broadcasting||Grady Whittenburg|
|Director of Video Operations||Josh Williams|
|Finance Coordinator||Janette Kemmerer|
|Accounting/Administrative Assistant||Kara Kellett-Williams|
|Assistant Ticketing Manager/Accounts Receivable Specialist||Lori Stanton|
|Personal Group Sales Representative||Patrick Vargo|
|Personal Group Sales Representative||Stephen Popoloski|
|Ottawa Senators Assistant General Manager||Tim Murray|
|Head Coach||Luke Richardson|
|Assistant Coach||Steve Stirling|
|Video Coach||Tim Marks|
|Equipment Manager||Tom Severance|
|Athletic Therapist||Jeff Andrews|
|Assistant Equipment Manager||John Crawley|
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