Richard Park


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Richard Park (박용수; b. May 1976) - the only Korean-American National Hockey League (NHL) player (forward - right wing), Park played 14 seasons in the NHL, including with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Anaheim Ducks, Philadelphia Flyers, Minnesota Wild, Vancouver Canucks, and the New York Islanders. 


NOTE: Park is the second NHL player of Korean descent following the Korean-Canadian Jim Paek (백지선, b. April 1967), who played with the Pittsburgh Penguins from 1990 to 1995. Jim Paek was twice on the Stanley Cup-winning Penguins team, and the only player of Korean descent to have his name engraved on the Stanley Cup.