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Canada Maurice Richard

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# Player GP G A TP
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3. Lucas Edmonds 19 12 23 35
4. Tucker Robertson 19 15 19 34
5. Luke Evangelista 18 20 13 33
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
181 lbs / 82 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
-
Highlights
5-time NHL Most Goals (Maurice Richard Trophy) 5
1-time NHL Most Valuable Player (Hart Trophy) 1
8-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 8

Richard, 78, died on May 27, 2000, of stomach cancer, in Montreal, Que.
Brother: Henri Richard

Team Staff profile of Maurice Richard also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1938-39 Saint-Georges Norchet QAHA 46 90 46 136 - |
1939-40 Verdun Maple Leafs QJAHA 10 4 1 5 2 |
Verdun Maple Leafs QSHL 1 0 0 0 0 |
1940-41 Montréal Sr. Canadiens QSHL 1 0 1 1 0 |
1941-42 Montréal Sr. Canadiens QSHL 31 8 9 17 27 | Playoffs 6 2 1 3 6
1942-43 Montréal Canadiens NHL 16 5 6 11 4 |
1943-44 Montréal Canadiens NHL 46 32 22 54 45 | Playoffs 9 12 5 17 10
1944-45 Montréal Canadiens NHL 50 50 23 73 46 | Playoffs 6 6 2 8 10
1945-46 Montréal Canadiens NHL 50 27 22 49 50 | Playoffs 9 7 4 11 15
1946-47 Montréal Canadiens NHL 60 45 26 71 69 | Playoffs 10 6 5 11 44
1947-48 Montréal Canadiens NHL 53 28 25 53 91 |
1948-49 Montréal Canadiens NHL 59 20 18 38 110 | Playoffs 7 2 1 3 14
1949-50 Montréal Canadiens NHL 70 43 22 65 114 | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 6
1950-51 Montréal Canadiens NHL 65 42 24 66 97 | Playoffs 11 9 4 13 13
1951-52 Montréal Canadiens NHL 48 27 17 44 44 | Playoffs 11 4 2 6 6
1952-53 Montréal Canadiens NHL 70 28 33 61 112 | Playoffs 12 7 1 8 2
1953-54 Montréal Canadiens NHL 70 37 30 67 112 | Playoffs 11 3 0 3 22
1954-55 Montréal Canadiens NHL 67 38 36 74 125 |
1955-56 Montréal Canadiens “A” NHL 70 38 33 71 89 | Playoffs 10 5 9 14 24
1956-57 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 63 33 29 62 74 | Playoffs 10 8 3 11 8
1957-58 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 28 15 19 34 28 | Playoffs 10 11 4 15 10
1958-59 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 42 17 21 38 27 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2
1959-60 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 51 19 16 35 50 | Playoffs 8 1 3 4 2
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1939-40 Verdun Maple Leafs M-Cup 7 7 9 16 16 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1972-73 Québec Nordiques WHA Head Coach Left the team after 2 games
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
M-Cup 1 7 7 9 16 2.29 16 - | 0
NHL 18 978 544 422 966 0.99 1287 - | 15 133 82 44 126 0.95 188 -
QAHA 1 46 90 46 136 2.96 - - | 0
QJAHA 1 10 4 1 5 0.50 2 - | 0
QSHL 3 33 8 10 18 0.55 27 - | 1 6 2 1 3 0.50 6 -
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Émile Bouchard (D) 1939-1956 15 Montréal Canadiens, Verdun Maple Leafs
Ken Mosdell (F) 1944-1959 14 Montréal Canadiens
Doug Harvey (D) 1947-1960 13 Montréal Canadiens
Elmer Lach (F) 1942-1954 12 Montréal Canadiens

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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 9 retired by Montréal Canadiens

Number 9 retired by Prince Edward Island Rocket

Cult/Star player for Montréal Canadiens

Maurice "Rocket" Richard was the first player to score 50 goals in a season and the first to total 500 career goals. He led the NHL in goals 5 times, an award that would later be named in honor of the "Rocket." The 14x All-Star also won a Hart Trophy and 8 Stanley Cups with the Canadiens, including 5 straight Cups with his brother Henri. The Hall of Famer retired in 1960 with 544 goals (Montreal record) and 966 points.

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