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Maurice Richard

Maurice Richard

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: August 4, 1921
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 170
Shoots: Left
AwardsSeasons
Hart Memorial Trophy 1946-1947
Brother of Henri NHL Second All-Star Team (1944, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1957) NHL First All-Star Team (1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1955, 1956) Hart Trophy (1947) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959) Missed majority of 1940-41 due to ankle injury vs. Boston, November 3, 1940. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, October 29, 1942. Missed remainder of 1942-43 due to leg injury vs. Boston, December 27, 1942. Suspended for last 3 games of regular-season and playoffs by NHL for on-ice incident in game vs. Boston, March 10, 1955. Missed majority of 1957-58 due to Achilles tendon injury vs. Toronto, November 13, 1957. Missed remainder of 1958-59 regular due to ankle injury vs. Chicago, January 18, 1959.
Quote of the Day

What we expected is what we got. Very mature young individual that's focused. He is on the right track. He's not only a great hockey individual, but he's a good person off the ice. He seemed to take a leadership role with this group right off the hop and ran away with it, and was vocal, was respectful, was everything it takes to be a Panther. His future looks bright.

— Florida Panthers director of player development Brian Skrudland on defenseman Aaron Ekblad's performance at development camp