Marian Hossa returned to practice and Brad Richards once again quarterbacked the second power-play unit as the Chicago Blackhawks continued their training-camp work on Tuesday.
The Blackhawks have two preseason games remaining, including Wednesday night’s contest against the Montreal Canadiens. Coach Joel Quenneville said Antti Raanta will likely play all of that game.
The Blackhawks lost a second preseason game in as many days, dropping a home decision to the defending Eastern Conference champion New York Rangers on Friday night. Among the NHL regulars on the night, Jonathan Toews and Brad Richards were … Continue reading →
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The primary reason most pundits predict a season less grand than the one resulting in last year’s run to the Stanley Cup Final is the offseason loss of key depth players. Leaving New York over the summer as free agents were forwards Brian Boyle, Brad Richards and Benoit Pouliot along with blue liner Anton Stralman. […]
While the baby Rangers are playing in Traverse City, the big club is preparing to defend their Eastern Conference crown. They do so after buying out Brad Richards, their second line center, and letting Brian Boyle, their fourth line center/wing, walk via free agency. There were no free agents signed to replace these departed players, […]
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The Chicago Blackhawks were one win away from making it to a second consecutive Stanley Cup final, they lost 3-2 on aggregate to Los Angeles Kings after an overtime goal from Alec Martinez won the game 5-4, the Kings went onto beat the New York Rangers to claim their second Stanley Cup.
Anyway, back to Illinois. The big news from the Windy City is the free...
Brad Richards was first tapped as the face of UNTUCKit in 2012. As part of the partnership, the Chicago Blackhawks center serves as a model and global ambassador for the menswear brand. UNTUCKit is an e-commerce fashion label that offers shirts designed specifically to be worn untucked.
The company has released its Fall ’14 collection, highlighted by an original shirt...
What does it mean for the Blackhawks to have a legit center for their second line in Brad Richards? And what does it mean for Richards to skate with the talented Blackhawks forwards? Who did Richards play with in New … Continue reading →The post Impact Player: What Brad Richards Means In Chicago appeared first on Committed Indians.
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 […]
Last year Brad Richards found himself a healthy scratch in the playoffs. As if that weren’t embarrassing enough, his removal from the lineup was at the command of John Tortorella, the same coach he won a Stanley Cup and a Conn Smythe with in Tampa Bay.
His benching was the rotten cherry on top of an underwhelming season. There were strong arguments to use the team’s last amnesty...
Like it or not, they need him.
It’s no secret. I was very vocal about using our last compliance buyout on Brad Richards this summer. Rather than run the risk of injury and getting stuck with his cap hit —for what will seem like perpetuity if he does get injured— the Rangers decided to give him one last shot at glory.
While I’m disappointed in the decision, I assure you I...