It happened on November 16th. That is the day which the Chicago Blackhawks season turned around. I suggested the turnaround in a pair of articles, and although it seems that I nailed the turnaround I missed the reasoning. Plain and simple, it was Brad Richards’ promotion to the team’s second line that caused the team’s turnaround.
Brand Richards’ Promotion
Early in the...
Bailey, the beloved mascot of your current defending Stanley Cup Champions the Los Angeles Kings, has been entrenched in a feud with former 434-day WWE champion CM Punk for quite some time now. Bets have been made and verbal jabs have been exchanged on twitter, but things had yet to get physical between the 6’2″ wrestler and 6’4″ lion. That all changed last night when the...
Brad Richards scored two goals, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Saturday night.
In a matchup of teams that both won two of the last five Stanley Cup titles, Daniel Carcillo added a goal, and Brandon Saad scored into an empty net with 1:49 remaining.
Corey Crawford made 19 saves for the Blackhawks, who went 5-1 on their road trip.
Jordan Nolan scored,...
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Brad Richards and Kris Versteeg continued their strong play and concluded a successful Circus Trip leading a dominant victory in Los Angeles. Richards scored twice and Versteeg picked up assists on both of his linemate’s goals as the Hawks ran … Continue reading →
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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 […]
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 […]
After emerging as the team’s de facto captain and becoming a reliable source of complimentary offense in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Brad Richards has had his two worst games of the season in the Final. He has flopped against the Kings in more ways than one and leaves the Rangers in a bind.
Richards’ play looks like he has aged 10 years. He is mostly behind the pace and rarely...
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...
Brad Richards was very deserving of the heat he took last season from Rangers fans and the media. He flat out wasn’t good enough and wasn’t physically prepared for an NHL season following the lockout, err I mean work stoppage. Richards had 34 points in 48 games last season, which made him a third line center on a team that needed him to play in the top six. Thankfully, Derick...