Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 10/15/11

At 7:00 p.m. tonight, Mike Richards will return to the place he called home for six seasons. For a few days now, we've all thought about the reception that athletes get when they return wearing a different uniform.

Recently Donovan McNabb, Jayson Werth, and Allen Iverson all had their taste of a Philly return. Tonight, Mike Richards returns as a member of the LA Kings.

As captain of the Flyers, Richie came extremely close to bringing a Stanley Cup to Philadelphia. Yes, there was some off the ice issues, but the way he played the game was incredible. He could play physical, while remaining a goal scoring threat.

I think it is safe to say Richards will be cheered by the vast majority of fans at the Wells Fargo Center tonight.

Here he is talking about this subject.

 

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