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Mike Richards  #10

NUMBER: 10 BIRTHDATE: February 11, 1985  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Kenora, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 196 DRAFTED: PHI / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (24th overall)
-Registered 14 points (3-11=14) in 16 games with Manchester (AHL) -Played in his 700th NHL game, Jan. 12 vs. TOR -Recorded his 300th career NHL assist, Dec. 12 at MTL -Tallied the GWG (first of the year), Nov. 26 at MIN -Had a four-game point streak (1-3=4), Oct. 31-Nov. 6 -Scored his first goal of the season, Oct. 28 at PHI -Registered his first point of the season (assist), Oct. 14 vs. EDM Last 5 Games: -Recorded an assist (0-1=1) in 10:59 TOI, Apr. 9 at CGY -Tallied one shot in 10:23 TOI, Mar. 30 at CHI...won 9-of-14 faceoffs (64%) -Logged 11:00 TOI, Mar. 28 at MIN...won 8-of-15 faceoffs (53%) -Registered one shot in 10:00 TOI, Mar. 26 at NYI -Recorded one hit and one shot in 10:44 TOI, Mar. 24 at NYR...won 9-of-14 faceoffs (64%)
Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2003) OHL Second All-Star Team (2005) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2005) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2008) Traded to Los Angeles by Philadelphia with the rights to Rob Bordson for Brayden Schenn, Wayne Simmonds and Los Angeles' 2nd round choice (later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Devin Shore) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 23, 2011.
Quote of the Day

For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.

— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday