"You have to earn respect in this League. It takes a lot. You can't just come in here as a rookie and play like that. It's not the way to get respect from other players around the League. Hopefully someone on their team addresses it, because, uh, I'm not saying I'm going to do it, but something might happen to him if he continues to be that cocky." -- Mike Richards
, then so be it. But keep in mind Subban is tied for the scoring lead among Montreal defenders with 8 points while sporting a plus-6 rating.
It was only six days ago Richards told Montreal radio station Team 990 AM that Subban needed to earn the respect of his peers before engaging in any extracurricular activities on the ice.
"He's a guy that's come in the League and hasn't earned respect," Richards said the day after a 3-0 Flyers loss in Montreal on Nov. 16. "It's just frustrating to see a young guy like that come in here and so much as think that he's better than a lot of people.