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BRAD RICHARDS RUMORS

Blackhawks' Richards dreamed of being their goalie

Brad Richards always thought he might play for the Chicago Blackhawks one day. But idolizing Eddie Belfour, Richards wanted it to be at another position. "I always wanted to be a goalie, but my dad, Glen, would never let me," Richards told Blackhawks team historian Bob Verdi in an interview on their website published Friday.
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Way Too Early to Worry About Next Season

In the eyes of much of the mainstream NHL media, the New York Rangers have not had a good summer. They bemoan the losses of Brad Richards, Benoit Pouliot, Anton Stralman and Brian Boyle while suggesting the club didn’t adequately replace those losses in free agency. Many pundits also point out that some of the […]
Via Ranger Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Richards on center stage as No. 2 center

Newly acquired Blackhawks center Brad Richards didn't get the typical free-agent news conference when he signed. There was no horde of reporters for a jersey presentation. No, the first real chance Richards had to speak publicly came Saturday before more than 2,000 fans at the Blackhawks Convention. And he received a standing ovation as he took the Hilton Chicago stage next...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Move to Blackhawks a new challenge for Richards

Brad Richards is just getting to know the Chicago Blackhawks, so forgive him if his approach is still a little formal. After signing a one-year contract with the Blackhawks on July 1 worth a reported $2 million, the veteran center is meeting most of his new teammates this weekend at the Seventh Annual Blackhawks Fan Convention. The event, hosted at the Chicago Hilton, drew an estimated...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Face a Busy Summer after Deep Postseason Run

It has been a busy summer for the New York Rangers. Center Brad Richards has been bought out of a contract that paid him $9 million this past season, while forwards Benoit Pouliot,  Brian Boyle, and defenseman Anton Stralman, all key parts of the Rangers’ remarkable run to the Stanley Cup Finals, have departed the Big Apple through unrestricted free agency.With the dust settled...
Via Hockey Fan Land
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Impact Of Brad Richards Signing with the Blackhawks

#450457330 / gettyimages.com General Manager Stan Bowman went into the first day of free agency with one very specific goal in mind: to fill the recently vacated position of second line center. He believes he has found the answer in Brad Richards. Recently bought out of his 9 year, $60 million contract by the Rangers, the Blackhawks were able to get him at a discount, signing him...
Via TopSportsReport
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Richards Getting Something Special From Blackhawks

Posted to Chicago BlackhawksAccording to multiple reports, Brad Richards will wear #91 for the Chicago Blackhawks. He will be the first player to ever wear that number in the franchise’s 87 seasons. Brad Richards will wear #91 for the Blackhawks this season.— Blackhawks Die Hards (@BHawksDieHards) July 2, 2014 Brad Richards is the greatest #91 in Blackhawks history.— The Chicago...
Via Sports Mockery
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Dreger: Brad Richards will sign with Chicago

I guess they got their second-line center... Brad Richards going to Chicago as per source. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 1, 2014 Brad Richards confirmed to Chicago. #SNSigningSeason — John Shannon (@JSportsnet) July 1, 2014 If Richards is going to Chicago, he's not making much. Good deal for center who can play as high as No. 2 and...
Via Kukla's Korner
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Cut Richards Loose, Confronted With More Difficult Decisions

Buying Brad Richards out was maybe the easiest decision Glen Sather will make this summer but finding an adequate replacement will prove far tougher in this market. With 11 pending UFA’s and RFA’s the Rangers need to make decisions on, the summer of 2014 is lining up to be one full of uncertainty for the […]
Via Ranger Nation
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooks: Rangers will use compliance buyout on Brad Richards

Per Larry Brooks, the Rangers will use their final compliance buyout on center Brad Richards: It is a fait accompli that Brad Richards has worn the Blueshirt for the final time. It is only a matter of timing as to when management exercises its final amnesty buyout on the team’s de-facto captain, whose tenure over […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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