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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.
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He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury