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Mike Richter

Mike Richter  #35

Goalie
NUMBER: 35 BIRTHDATE: September 22, 1966
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Abington, PA, United States
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: NYR / 1985 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 2nd   (28th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Lester Patrick Trophy 2008-2009
WCHA Freshman of the Year (1986) WCHA Second All-Star Team (1987) World Cup All-Star Team (1996) World Cup MVP (1996) Lester Patrick Trophy (2009) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1992, 1994, 2000) Claimed by Nashville from NY Rangers in Expansion Draft, June 26, 1998. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 15, 1998. Traded to Edmonton by NY Rangers for Edmonton's 4th round choice (Corey Potter) in 2003 Entry Draft, June 30, 2002. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 4, 2002. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to concussion vs. Calgary, November 7, 2002. Officially announced retirement, September 4, 2003.
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