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Richard Kromm
Position Left Winger
Shoots Left
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
Teams Calgary Flames
New York Islanders
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born March 29 1964 (1964-03-29) (age 52),
Trail, BC, CAN
NHL Draft 37th overall, 1982
New York Islanders
Pro Career 1983 – 1993

Richard Gordon Kromm (born March 29, 1964 in Trail, British Columbia) was a Canadian & American ice hockey player for the Calgary Flames and the New York Islanders.

Kromm was raised in Dallas, Texas; Winnipeg, Manitoba; and Detroit, Michigan, while his father, Bobby Kromm, coached different professional teams. In minor hockey in Winnipeg, Richard played on a line with future NHL star, Brett Hull, whose dad, Bobby, played for the Winnipeg Jets (Rich's dad was the coach of the Jets). Richard was drafted in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft by the Flames with the 37th overall pick.

He made his NHL debut on November 29, 1983 against the Philadelphia Flyers. In that game he got an assist. His final NHL season was 1992–93. He only played one game that year, but in that game he scored a goal and 2 assists. He played in 372 NHL games and scored 70 goals and 103 assists.

On August 8, 2007, Kromm became the head coach of the Portland Winter Hawks. Kromm played with the team from 1981 to 1984. He is a former captain for the Winter Hawks, playing in 142 regular-season games, recording 62 goals and 110 assists. In 28 playoff games, he had seven goals and 16 assists. He played on the 1982–83 Memorial Cup champion team, scoring 35 goals with 68 assists during the regular season.

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