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Brad Richards
NUMBER: 17 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
GAME HIGHS: Goals: 3 / Assists: 5 / Points: 5 ... HAT TRICKS: 1 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 219 CAREER: 2004 and 2015 Stanley Cup champion with Tampa Bay and Chicago, respectively...2011 NHL All-Star...2004 Conn Smythe and Lady Byng winner...2001 NHL All-Rookie Team...2000 CHL Player of the Year and Memorial Cup champion...2006 Olympian, 2004 World Cup gold, 2001 WC gold and 2000 WJC bronze. 2015-16: Currently on LTIR after suffering a back injury on 10/21 at EDM. 2014-15: Joined CHI and won 2nd career Stanley Cup, reaching Stanley Cup Final for 2nd straight season...Ranked 7th on Blackhawks in scoring...Played 1,000th NHL game on 11/16 vs. DAL...Played all of CHI's playoff games and reached 100 career postseason points on 6/30 at ANA...Picked up 3 points during Stanley Cup Final. OTHER: Has also played for Tampa Bay, Dallas, NY Rangers and Chicago...Ranks 9th among active NHLers in points.
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. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 1, 2015.



Quote of the Day

Yeah, I guess so. That empty-netter was pretty lucky, but I'll take it.

— Senators forward Mike Hoffman when asked if his two-goal game was a good way to celebrate his 26th birthday
World Cup of Hockey 2016