Brad Richards has had a rocky early tenure with the Rangers. Get to know the forward off the ice with 10 facts.
Compiled by Jordan Gibbons
Richards has been friends with Tampa Bay Lightning center Vincent Lecavalier since the age of 14, when they met at Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, a boarding school in Saskatchewan, Canada. The Lightning drafted both of them in the 1998 draft.
Richards holds the record for game-winning goals in a single playoff season with seven in 2004.
Richards is a football fan, rooting for the Green Bay Packers on Sundays.
Richards is a well known wine aficionado and filmed a segment about wine tasting for nhl.com.
Richards spends his offseason traveling around to different golf courses. His handicap is 5 and his favorite courses are Augusta National and Shinnecock Hills.