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Richard Lintner

Richard Lintner  #6

Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: November 15, 1977
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Trencin, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 214 DRAFTED: PHX / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 5th   (119th overall)
Traded to Nashville by Phoenix with Cliff Ronning for future considerations, October 31, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Trencin (Slovakia) with Nashville retaining NHL rights, October 17, 2001. Traded to NY Rangers by Nashville for Peter Smrek, March 19, 2002. Traded to Pittsburgh by NY Rangers with Joel Bouchard, Rico Fata and Mikael Samuelsson for Mike Wilson, Alex Kovalev, Janne Laukkanen and Dan LaCouture, February 10, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden), August 20, 2003.
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