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Richard Green

Richard Green  #5

Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 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

That's today's game. That's one of the things you have to deal with when you're a championship team. Guys are going to earn more money based on their performance and what they've achieved, [and] deservedly so. [Saad] falls into that category.

— Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on Brandon Saad, who was traded by Chicago to the Columbus Blue Jackets this offseason