Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/28/14
Brad Richards cut the question off before it even could be finished, adamant about how much more he likes playing center than wing. “I feel way better there,” Richards told The Post after Friday’s practice, as the team prepares for Saturday night’s game against the Hurricanes at the Garden. “I feel more involved on the ice, overall in all areas.” Because of what was perceived as a glut of centers, new coach Alain Vigneault started the season with Richards at the wing, a position he almost never played through the first 12 seasons of his career. Although he played his best hockey in years, scoring four goals in the first five games, Vigneault moved him back to his natural position as a pivot starting on Tuesday against the Islanders, a game the Rangers (5-7-0) won 3-2. “The Islanders game, it just felt good to be back there,” Richards said. “For a game or two there, my feet weren’t moving as much on the wing, especially the off wing. I need my feet moving and w...
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