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Richard Meagher

Richard Meagher

Center
BIRTHDATE: November 2, 1953
BIRTHPLACE: Belleville, ON, Canada
AwardsSeasons
Frank J. Selke Trophy 1989-1990
Metro OHA-B Rookie-of-the-Year Award (1972) ECAC Second All-Star Team (1974, 1975) NCAA East First All-American Team (1975, 1976, 1977) ECAC First All-Star Team (1976, 1977) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1977) Frank J. Selke Trophy (1990) Signed as a free agent by Montreal, June 27, 1977. Traded to Hartford by Montreal with Montreal's 3rd (Paul MacDermid) and 5th (Dan Bourbonnais) round choices in 1981 Entry Draft for Hartford's 3rd (Dieter Hegen) and 5th (Steve Rooney) round choices in 1981 Entry Draft, June 5, 1980. Traded to New Jersey by Hartford with Garry Howatt for Merlin Malinowski and the rights to Scott Fusco, October 15, 1982. Traded to St. Louis by New Jersey with New Jersey's 12th round choice (Bill Butler) in 1986 Entry Draft for Perry Anderson, August 29, 1985.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday