Mike Richards

C
  • Status: Unrestricted Free Agent (Group III)
  • Height: 5'11
  • Weight: 196 lbs.
  • Shoots: L
  • Experience: 11 years
  • Birthdate: Feb 11, 1985
  • Birthplace: Kenora, Ont.
  • Drafted: Drafted by Philadelphia in 2003 (1/24).
Scouting Report
Assets:
Has great hockey instincts, plays a smart two-way game and possesses outstanding leadership qualities. Can kill penalties exceptionally well. A true competitor, he is not very big but can play a strong physical game.
Flaws:
His fiery, abrasive demeanor can wear him down over the course of the lengthy season. Will occasionally cross the line, on and off the ice, and has had off-ice issues to deal with. His offensive game is in steep decline.
Career Potential:
Veteran two-way center and leader in decline.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Stanley Cup 2013-14 (Los Angeles), 2011-12 (Los Angeles)
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2007-08
Memorial Cup All-Star Team 2002-03
OHL Second All-Star Team 2004-05
Olympic Olympic Gold Medal 2010 (Canada)