Brad Richards Speaker Profile
Brad Richards Biography
Brad Richards was born May 2, 1980 and is a Canadian professional ice hockey center and alternate captain for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
He has also played for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars. He won the Stanley Cup in 2004 with the Lightning, where he was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player during the 2004 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
After becoming an unrestricted free agent, Richards signed a nine-year, $58.5 million contract with the New York Rangers on July 2, reuniting him with his coach when winning the 2004 Stanley Cup with Tampa Bay, John Tortorella and another teammate from that 2004 team, Ruslan Fedotenko. He was also approached by the Calgary Flames, Los Angeles Kings, Toronto Maple Leafs and the Tampa Bay Lightning.
On October 8, 2011, Richards scored his first goal as a New York Ranger in a 21 shootout loss to the Anaheim Ducks. The game was played at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden. He would go on to record 25 goals along with 41 assists during his first season with the Rangers, as well as six goals and nine assists in 20 Playoff games as the Rangers were ultimately eliminated from the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs by the New Jersey Devils.
On April 19, 2013, Richards scored his first career NHL hat trick in a game against the Buffalo Sabres.
During the offseason, he goes back to Prince Edward Island, his childhood home. Richards has hosted the Brad Richards PEI Celebrity Golf Classic for the past six years. The event supports two charities: Childrens Wish Foundation, Prince Edward Island Chapter and Autism Society of Prince Edward Island. He is friends with CBC's Hockey Night in Canada host Ron MacLean, who spends a lot of time in PEI. During the season, he lives in an apartment in Manhattan.
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