Round 3
Stanley Cup Final
Brad Richards
NUMBER: 91 BIRTHDATE: May 2, 1980  (AGE 35)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Murray Hbr., PE, Canada
WEIGHT: 199 DRAFTED: TBL / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (64th overall)
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy 2003-2004
Conn Smythe Trophy 2003-2004
PLAYOFF CAREER HIGHS Goals: 2 - Four times Assists: 3 - April 27, 2008 at SJS Points: 4 - April 27, 2008 at SJS TOI: 44:40 - May 4, 2008 vs. SJS Goal Streak: 3 - April 27 - May 8, 2004 (4g) Point Streak: 5 - Twice FIRST ROUND STATS: 6 GP, 1-2-3, +3 2015 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Collected an assist in R2G1 ... Tallied an assist in R1G6 ... Recorded a goal and an assist in R1G5 ... Sent four shots on goal and tallied three blocked shots in R1G4. 2014-15 NOTES: Played in his 1,00th career game on Nov. 16 vs. DAL ... Tallied his 50th career three-point game with three assists on Jan. 8 at MIN. 2014 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Totaled 12 points (5g, 7a) in 25 games while helping NYR reach their first Stanley Cup Final appearance since 1994 ... Netted two game-winning goals and added five power-play points (2g, 3a). CAREER NOTES: Ranks sixth among active skaters with 616 regular-season assists, 10th with 904 points, 20th with 1,058 games played and 23rd with 288 goals.
SJHL Rookie of the Year (1997) QMJHL First All-Star Team (2000) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2000) Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year (2000) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2000) Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup - MVP) (2000) NHL All-Rookie Team (2001) Lady Byng Memorial Trophy (2004) Conn Smythe Trophy (2004) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011) Signed as a free agent by Kazan (Russia), November 8, 2004. Traded to Dallas by Tampa Bay with Johan Holmqvist for Jussi Jokinen, Jeff Halpern, Mike Smith and Dallas' 4th round choice (later traded to Minnesota, later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Kyle Bigos) in 2009 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 2, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 1, 2014.
Quote of the Day

It's not always going to be pretty, especially against a great goalie [Lundqvist] like that. My goals are never how you draw them up. It's just a matter of grinding it out and trying to create havoc in front and good things happen.

— Capitals forward Jay Beagle on scoring in their Game 3 victory against the Rangers on Monday