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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

The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.

— Bryan Trottier on making his return to coaching as an assistant with the Sabres