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Canada Brad Richards
#17 Detroit Red Wings / NHL - 15/16
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Cédric Desruisseaux 40 42 36 78
2. Thomas Casey 38 34 40 74
3. Brett Budgell 40 15 43 58
4. Lukas Cormier 39 16 38 54
5. Mathieu Desgagnés 30 23 28 51
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
40
Height
6'0" / 184 cm
Weight
198 lbs / 90 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Cup Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time CHL Memorial Cup Champion 1
1-time NHL Gentleman Conduct (Lady Byng Trophy) 1
2-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 2
1-time NHL Stanley Cup MVP (Conn Smythe Trophy) 1
1-time QMJHL Champion 1

Richards holds the NHL record for most game-winning goals in a single postseason, scoring 7 in 2004 with the Lightning. He helped Tampa Bay win the Stanley Cup that year after netting 26 points and winning the Conn Smythe. Over his 15-year career, he also won World Cup gold, a Lady Byng, and a 2nd Cup with the Blackhawks in 2015. Brad retired in 2016 with 298 goals and 932 points.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1996-97 Notre Dame Hounds SJHL 63 39 48 87 73 | Playoffs 6 5 6 11 17
1997-98 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 68 33 82 115 44 12 | Playoffs 19 8 24 32 2 -1
1998-99 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 59 39 92 131 55 18 | Playoffs 11 9 12 21 6 13
1999-00 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 63 71 115 186 69 80 | Playoffs 12 13 24 37 16 6
Canada U20 WJC-20 7 1 1 2 0 0 |
2000-01 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 82 21 41 62 14 -10 |
Canada WC 7 3 3 6 0 6 |
2001-02 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 82 20 42 62 13 -18 |
2002-03 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 80 17 57 74 24 3 | Playoffs 11 0 5 5 12 -3
2003-04 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 82 26 53 79 12 14 | Playoffs 23 12 14 26 4 5
2004-05 Ak Bars Kazan Russia 6 2 5 7 16 2 |
Canada WCup 6 1 3 4 0 2 |
2005-06 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 82 23 68 91 32 0 | Playoffs 5 3 5 8 6 -5
Canada OG 6 2 2 4 6 3 |
2006-07 Tampa Bay Lightning “A” NHL 82 25 45 70 23 19 | Playoffs 6 3 5 8 6 -4
2007-08 Tampa Bay Lightning “A” NHL 62 18 33 51 15 -25 |
Dallas Stars NHL 12 2 9 11 0 -2 | Playoffs 18 3 12 15 8 1
2008-09 Dallas Stars NHL 56 16 32 48 6 -4 |
2009-10 Dallas Stars “A” NHL 80 24 67 91 14 -12 |
2010-11 Dallas Stars “A” NHL 72 28 49 77 24 1 |
2011-12 New York Rangers “A” NHL 82 25 41 66 22 -1 | Playoffs 20 6 9 15 8 -2
2012-13 New York Rangers “A” NHL 46 11 23 34 14 8 | Playoffs 10 1 0 1 2 -3
2013-14 New York Rangers “A” NHL 82 20 31 51 18 -8 | Playoffs 25 5 7 12 4 -2
2014-15 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 76 12 25 37 12 3 | Playoffs 23 3 11 14 8 4
2015-16 Detroit Red Wings NHL 68 10 18 28 8 4 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 7 -4
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1997-98 Canada U18 Nations Cup - - - - - |
1999-00 Rimouski Océanic M-Cup 4 4 6 10 2 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2017-18 New York Rangers NHL Senior Advisor Hockey Operations
2018-19 New York Rangers NHL Senior Advisor Hockey Operations
2019-20 New York Rangers NHL Senior Advisor Hockey Operations
2020-21 New York Rangers NHL Senior Advisor
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
M-Cup 1 4 4 6 10 2.50 2 - | 0
Nations Cup 1 - - - - - - - | 0
NHL 15 1126 298 634 932 0.83 251 -28 | 10 146 37 68 105 0.72 65 -13
OG 1 6 2 2 4 0.67 6 3 | 0
QMJHL 3 190 143 289 432 2.27 168 110 | 3 42 30 60 90 2.14 24 18
Russia 1 6 2 5 7 1.17 16 2 | 0
SJHL 1 63 39 48 87 1.38 73 - | 1 6 5 6 11 1.83 17 -
WC 1 7 3 3 6 0.86 0 6 | 0
WCup 1 6 1 3 4 0.67 0 2 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 1 1 2 0.29 0 0 | 0
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/20/2016
07/20/2016 Confirmed Detroit Red Wings Retired
07/01/2015
07/01/2015 Confirmed Chicago Blackhawks Detroit Red Wings
07/01/2014
07/01/2014 Confirmed New York Rangers Chicago Blackhawks
06/20/2014
06/20/2014 Confirmed New York Rangers Unknown
07/02/2011
07/02/2011 Confirmed Dallas Stars New York Rangers
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1997, 1 #7 overall by Rimouski Océanic in the QMJHL Entry Draft

Number 39 retired by Rimouski Océanic

Cult/Star player for Ak Bars Kazan

Cult/Star player for Dallas Stars

Cult/Star player for Rimouski Océanic

Cult/Star player for Tampa Bay Lightning

Career transactions
- 2014-07-01 • Signed by the Chicago Blackhawks
- 2014-06-20 • Bought out by the New York Rangers
- 2011-07-02 • Signed by the New York Rangers
- 2008-02-26 • Traded to the Dallas Stars with Johan Holmqvist for Mike Smith, Jussi Jokinen, Jeff Halpern & a 2009 4th round pick (later traded to Edmonton via Minnesota: Kyle Bigos)
- 2000-05-31 • Signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning

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