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Richard Green

Richard Green

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: February 20, 1956
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Belleville, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: WSH / 1976 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)
OMJHL First All-Star Team (1976) Traded to Montreal by Washington with Ryan Walter for Brian Engblom, Rod Langway, Doug Jarvis and Craig Laughlin, September 9, 1982. Traded to Detroit by Montreal for Edmonton's 5th round choice (previously acquired, Montreal selected Brad Layzell) in 1991 Entry Draft, June 15, 1990. Traded to NY Islanders by Detroit for Alan Kerr and future considerations, May 26, 1991.
Quote of the Day

It's such a privilege to be one of these 80 great players to do this milestone, and it doesn't get better than this doing it where I started. It means a lot to me. A big thanks goes to all the players tonight who helped me to achieve that and also all the players through my career.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa after scoring his 1,000th career point on Thursday night in Ottawa
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series