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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.
Quote of the Day

It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract