Richard John Vasko (born January 12, 1957 in St. Catharines, Ontario) was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in round 3 #37 overall in the 1977 NHL Amateur Draft. He was also drafted by the Indianapolis Racers in Round 6 #53 overall in the 1977 WHA Amateur Draft.

He was a skilled offensive defenceman in the minor pros but was not able to make it as a regular in the NHL.

Vasko only played 31 games in the NHL, all with the Wings. He scored 3 goals and 10 assists. He retired in 1982.

He is the son of Moose Vasko.


Vasko's Bio on Hockey Draft


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