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Barry Richter

Barry Richter  #29

Defenseman
NUMBER: 29 BIRTHDATE: September 11, 1970
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Madison, WI, United States
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: HFD / 1988 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (32nd overall)
NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1992) WCHA First All-Star Team (1993) NCAA West First All-American Team (1993) AHL First All-Star Team (1996) Eddie Shore Award (AHL Outstanding Defenseman) (1996) Traded to NY Rangers by Hartford with Steve Larmer, Nick Kypreos and Hartford's 6th round choice (Yuri Litvinov) in 1994 Entry Draft for Darren Turcotte and James Patrick, November 2, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 19, 1996. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 17, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, August 20, 1999. Loaned to Manitoba (IHL) by Montreal for loan of Patrice Tardif to Quebec (AHL), March 3, 2000.
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I'm here to develop a winning culture and a winning team. There is a bright future ahead of this team.  A lot of young, great hockey players here and on the way … a fan base that's passionate about the game of hockey.

— Dan Bylsma after being introduced as new coach of the Buffalo Sabres