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Report: Kings shopping Mike Richards

There’s a report coming out that the Los Angeles Kings, in an attempt to gauge interest in their center Mike Richards, contacted the Winnipeg Jets and Toronto Maple Leafs to discuss a trade. According to Pierre LeBrun, talks didn’t go far because of the money left on Richards’ deal: five years of his 12-year, $69 million contract, with a cap hit of $5.75 million. Richards...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: Mike Richards to Ottawa Senators

The LA Kings are attempting to trade veteran center Mike Richards. Richards has six years left on his deal with an average annual cap hit of $5.75 million. He was the subject of buyout speculation in the summer. The 29 year old is a decent hockey player who still kills penalties and plays on the power play. He has scored 7 points in 15 games this season. With Anze Kopitar, Jeff Carter
Via NHL Trade Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Mike Richards eats breakfast and fishes with the Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup is currently spending its summer with the Los Angeles Kings and so far we’ve seen one common theme – dogs. Several players have invited their dogs to eat from a miniature version while they enjoy breakfast from the Cup itself. Mike Richards is the latest to include his pets in his day with the Cup. Richards starts day, breakfast of Champions cereal out of the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings will not buy out contract of Mike Richards

The Kings have decided against buying out the contract of center Mike Richards, according to General Manager Dean Lombardi. Richards, who has been a key factor in the Kings' two Stanley Cup wins in the last three seasons, is in the middle of a 12-year contract worth $69 million. The agreement was signed when Richards was with the Philadelphia Flyers. A compliance buyout would have...
Via Fox Sports West
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Down 3-0, Kings still have faith

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Coming back from a 3-0 playoff deficit is not impossible. Just four years ago, Kings forward Mike Richards helped the Philadelphia Flyers accomplish the feat for only the third time in NHL history.  Now, Richards is being called upon to utilize that experience to lead the Kings to the same historic feat, as they face a possible elimination by the San Jose Sharks...
Via Fox Sports West
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Mike Richards on thin ice in LA?

The playoffs are going to be a very important time for Mike Richards. Aside from the obvious opportunity to win the Cup, it’s looking like Richards’ future with the Los Angeles Kings may be directly linked with how well he performs in the playoffs. Mike Richards lineup move indicator of increasing chatter he must return to form in playoffs to secure long term future in LA(trade...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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