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Stephane Richer

Stephane Richer  #44

Right Wing
NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: June 7, 1966
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Ripon, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 218 DRAFTED: MTL / 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (29th overall)
QMJHL - Offensive Rookie of the Year (1984) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1985) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1990) Traded to New Jersey by Montreal with Tom Chorske for Kirk Muller and Roland Melanson, September 20, 1991. Traded to Montreal by New Jersey for Lyle Odelein, August 22, 1996. Traded to Tampa Bay by Montreal with Darcy Tucker and David Wilkie for Patrick Poulin, Mick Vukota and Igor Ulanov, January 15, 1998. Traded to St. Louis by Tampa Bay for Rich Parent and Chris McAlpine, January 13, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Washington, August 25, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, October 2, 2001. Traded to New Jersey by Pittsburgh for New Jersey's 7th round choice (Stephen Dixon) in 2003 Entry Draft, March 19, 2002. Officially announced his retirement, August 18, 2002.
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Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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