|Born|| August 20 1982,|
Daysland, AB, CAN
| 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
| NHL team (P)|
| Tampa Bay Lightning|
Norfolk Admirals (AHL)
Los Angeles Kings
|NHL Draft|| 116th overall, 2001|
Los Angeles Kings
Richard Allan Petiot (born August 20, 1982) is a professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League (AHL). He was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 4th round (116th overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
Petiot was drafted in 2001, by the Los Angeles Kings, from the Camrose Kodiaks of the AJHL before playing four years of collegiate hockey with Colorado College. Petiot signed a two-year contract with the Kings after his senior year with the Tigers on August 11, 2005.
Petiot made his professional debut in the 2005–06 season, playing mostly with Kings affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs. Petiot spent the next two injury-hit seasons with the Monarchs before signing as a free agent for the Toronto Maple Leafs on July 15, 2008.
In the 2008–09 season, Petiot was assigned to the Maple Leafs affiliate, the Toronto Marlies, before he was dealt by Toronto to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Olaf Kolzig, Andy Rogers, Jamie Heward and a fourth round selection on March 4, 2009.
On July 2, 2011, Petiot was signed by former team, Tampa Bay, to a one-year, two-way contract.
|2005–06||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||2||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||11||0||3||3||21||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||Oklahoma City Barons||AHL||66||0||15||15||52||6||0||0||0||4|
- ↑ Kings sign Petiot, Clarke, Fukufuji. kings.nhl.com (2005-08-11). Retrieved on 2009-03-24.
- ↑ Ondrus, Foster, Sifers, Petiot agree to terms. mapleleafs.nhl.com (2008-07-15). Retrieved on 2009-03-24.
- ↑ Burke busy reshaping Maple Leafs. nhl.com (2009-03-04). Retrieved on 2009-03-24.
- ↑ Oilers sign Strudwick & Petiot
- ↑ Lightning Sign Free Agent Defenseman Richard Petiot
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