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Canada Mike Richards
a.k.a. "Michael Richards"
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Last added: James Taylor
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Petri Kontiola 55 14 41 55
2. Daniel Audette 60 13 37 50
3. Josh Kestner 59 24 25 49
4. Ahti Oksanen 53 22 26 48
5. Robin Press 58 17 31 48
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
36
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
196 lbs / 89 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time CHL Memorial Cup Champion 1
2-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 2
1-time OHL Champion 1

Brother: Matt Richards
Cousin: Jeff Richards

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Kenora Stars U18 AAA MMHL 40 24 36 60 69 | Playoffs 7 5 8 13 6
2001-02 Kitchener Rangers OHL 65 20 38 58 52 10 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 6 -1
Canada Ontario U17 WHC-17 6 2 6 8 0 |
2002-03 Kitchener Rangers OHL 67 37 50 87 99 35 | Playoffs 21 9 18 27 24 19
2003-04 Kitchener Rangers “C” OHL 58 36 59 89 82 21 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
Canada U20 WJC-20 6 2 3 5 2 11 |
2004-05 Kitchener Rangers “C” OHL 43 22 36 58 75 9 | Playoffs 15 11 17 28 36 10
Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 14 7 8 15 28 8
Canada U20 “C” WJC-20 6 1 4 5 2 6 |
2005-06 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 79 11 23 34 65 6 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0 -5
Canada WC 9 3 2 5 10 1 |
2006-07 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 59 10 22 32 52 -12 |
2007-08 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 73 28 47 75 76 14 | Playoffs 17 7 7 14 10 0
2008-09 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 79 30 50 80 63 22 | Playoffs 6 1 4 5 6 -4
2009-10 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 82 31 31 62 79 -2 | Playoffs 23 7 16 23 18 -1
Canada OG 7 2 3 5 0 5 |
2010-11 Philadelphia Flyers “C” NHL 81 23 43 66 62 11 | Playoffs 11 1 6 7 15 -1
2011-12 Los Angeles Kings NHL 74 18 26 44 71 3 | Playoffs 20 4 11 15 17 1
2012-13 Los Angeles Kings “A” NHL 48 12 20 32 42 -8 | Playoffs 15 3 9 12 8 5
2013-14 Los Angeles Kings “A” NHL 82 11 30 41 28 -6 | Playoffs 26 3 7 10 17 -6
2014-15 Los Angeles Kings NHL 53 5 11 16 39 -10 |
Manchester Monarchs AHL 16 3 11 14 4 6 |
2015-16 Washington Capitals NHL 39 2 3 5 8 -2 | Playoffs 12 0 0 0 4 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Kitchener Rangers M-Cup 4 2 3 5 8 |
Canada U18 Nations Cup 5 3 3 6 2 |
2003-04 OHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 2 1 1 2 0 |
2004-05 OHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 2 0 2 2 2 |
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 16 3 11 14 0.88 4 6 | 1 14 7 8 15 1.07 28 8
CHL Challenge 2 4 1 3 4 1.00 2 - | 0
M-Cup 1 4 2 3 5 1.25 8 - | 0
MMHL (MU18HL) 1 40 24 36 60 1.50 69 - | 1 7 5 8 13 1.86 6 -
Nations Cup 1 5 3 3 6 1.20 2 - | 0
NHL 11 749 181 306 487 0.65 585 16 | 9 136 26 61 87 0.64 95 -11
OG 1 7 2 3 5 0.71 0 5 | 0
OHL 4 233 115 183 292 1.25 308 75 | 4 41 20 36 56 1.37 66 28
WC 1 9 3 2 5 0.56 10 1 | 0
WHC-17 1 6 2 6 8 1.33 0 - | 0
WJC-20 2 12 3 7 10 0.83 4 17 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Jeff Carter (F) 2001-2015 13 Canada, Canada Ontario U17, Canada U20, Los Angeles Kings, OHL All-Stars, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phantoms
Braydon Coburn (D) 2002-2011 8 Canada U18 (Cup), Canada U20, Philadelphia Flyers
Simon Gagné (F) 2005-2013 7 Los Angeles Kings, Philadelphia Flyers
Justin Williams (F) 2011-2016 5 Los Angeles Kings, Washington Capitals

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/06/2016
01/06/2016 Confirmed No team Washington Capitals
06/29/2015
06/29/2015 Confirmed Los Angeles Kings Unknown
06/23/2011
06/23/2011 Confirmed Philadelphia Flyers Los Angeles Kings
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2001, 1 #4 overall by Kitchener Rangers in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Kitchener Rangers

Cult/Star player for Philadelphia Flyers

Career transactions
- 2015-06-29 • Released by the Los Angeles Kings
- 2011-06-23 • Traded to the Los Angeles Kings with Rob Bordson for Wayne Simmonds, Brayden Schenn & a 2012 2nd round pick
- 2007-12-13 • Signed to a 12-year contract extension by the Philadelphia Flyers
- 2005-07-27 • Signed to a three-year, entry-level contract by the Philadelphia Flyers
- 2005-05-03 • Signed by the Philadelphia Phantoms

Other memorable dates
- 2010-02-01 • Scored 100th career NHL goal (at Calgary vs Miikka Kiprusoff)
- 2009-02-15 • Became first ever NHLer to register three career 3-on-5 shorthanded goals
- 2008-09-17 • Named 17th Captain in franchise history by the Philadelphia Flyers
- 2006-02-08 • Scored first NHL hat-trick
- 2005-10-05 • Scored first NHL goal (vs New York Rangers vs Kevin Weekes)
- 2005-10-05 • Made NHL debut (vs New York Rangers)

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