| 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
225 lb (102 kg/16 st 1 lb)
|Pro clubs|| Houston Aeros (IHL |
Utah Grizzlies (IHL)
Minnesota Moose (IHL)
Ottawa Senators (NHL)
Prince Edward Island Senators (AHL)
New York Islanders (NHL)
Capital District Islanders (AHL)
Boston Bruins (NHL)
Maine Mariners (AHL)
|Born|| October 23, 1965,|
|Pro career||1989 – 1999|
He played in the American Hockey League for the Maine Mariners, Capital District Islanders, and Prince Edward Island Senators. Townshend also played in the International Hockey League with the Houston Aeros, Minnesota Moose, and Utah Grizzlies and in the Western Professional Hockey League for the Lake Charles Ice Pirates. His professional playing career lasted for 10 seasons.
Prior to turning pro, Townshend played four seasons at RPI in ECAC Hockey, serving as a team captain during the 1987–1988 season. He also played for the Mimico Monarchs of the Central Junior "B" Hockey League.
He is currently the Player Development Coordinator for the NHL’s San Jose Sharks (one of only 3 in the NHL). His primary responsibility is to prepare all Sharks players and prospects with the skills required for the “new” NHL, most notably, enhancing their skating skills. fr:Graeme Townshend