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Barry Richter

Barry Richter  #29

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.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016