Member of the 2001 and 2002 Team USA U18 teams. Drafted in the 15th round of the 2002 OHL draft by London. His father is ex-NHLer Steve Richmond. Was named to the CCHA All-Rookie team in 2002-03. Moved to the London Knights (OHL) for the 2003-04 season. Won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2004 WJC in Finland.
His AHL rookie season was 2004-05 with the Lowell Lock Monsters, and he played well in his rookie season.
2008-09: Traded to the St. Louis Blues in a deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
2009-10: Traded from the St. Louis Blues to the Chigago Blackhawks.
Richmond is a smallish defenseman who has good offensive skills and plays tough for his size. He is a great playmaker and has excellent awareness on the ice. He is a good skater and smart positional blueliner. Needs to continue to work on conditioning and strength.
Richmond has the abilities to be a power play catalyst, but may not play that role at the NHL level.