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Richard Yates

Richard Yates

Center
BIRTHDATE: June 18, 1959
BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
AUAA First All-Star Team (1981) AHL First All-Star Team (1983) Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (Sportsmanship AHL) (1983) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (1983) Les Cunningham Award (MVP AHL) (1983) Signed as a free agent by Hartford, August 6, 1981.
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5