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Luke Richardson

Luke Richardson  #2

Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: March 26, 1969
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 214 DRAFTED: TOR / 1987 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (7th overall)

Has 4 points (0-4) and 82 penalty minutes in 54 games against New York Islanders
- 2008-09 season game highs: Goals: none; Assists: none; Points: none; Shots: none; Time-on-ice: 13:34, Oct. 22 vs Florida (3-1 loss)
- Career game highs: Goals: 1 (35x) last: 2/13/08 @ New Jersey; Assists: 2 (7x) last: 12/3/02 @ N.Y. Rangers; Points: 2 (12x) last: 2/13/08 @ New Jersey (1-1)
- Shootout career: none
Traded to Edmonton by Toronto with Vincent Damphousse, Peter Ing and Scott Thornton for Grant Fuhr, Glenn Anderson and Craig Berube, September 19, 1991. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 23, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 4, 2002. Traded to Toronto by Columbus for Toronto's 5th round choice (Nick Sucharski) in 2006 Entry Draft, March 8, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 11, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, August 8, 2007. Officially announced his retirement, November 29, 2008.
Quote of the Day

You could see out there that everybody was willing to compete, to sacrifice, even blocking shots to the end. Even in the third when we were up 5-0, guys were still working hard and blocking shots That's a nice feeling also for the future.

— Flames goalie Jonas Hiller after his team's 5-0 win over Carolina
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