Mike Richards
Mike Richards
Center
Number: 10
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 196
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 11, 1985
Birthplace: Kenora, ON, Canada
Acquired: From Philadelphia with the rights to Rob Bordson for Wayne Simmonds, Brayden Schenn and a second-round selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft on June 23, 2011.
Drafted: PHI / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (24th overall)
-Registered 14 points (3-11=14) in 16 games with Manchester (AHL) -Played in his 700th NHL game, Jan. 12 vs. TOR -Recorded his 300th career NHL assist, Dec. 12 at MTL -Tallied the GWG (first of the year), Nov. 26 at MIN -Had a four-game point streak (1-3=4), Oct. 31-Nov. 6 -Scored his first goal of the season, Oct. 28 at PHI -Registered his first point of the season (assist), Oct. 14 vs. EDM Last 5 Games: -Recorded an assist (0-1=1) in 10:59 TOI, Apr. 9 at CGY -Tallied one shot in 10:23 TOI, Mar. 30 at CHI...won 9-of-14 faceoffs (64%) -Logged 11:00 TOI, Mar. 28 at MIN...won 8-of-15 faceoffs (53%) -Registered one shot in 10:00 TOI, Mar. 26 at NYI -Recorded one hit and one shot in 10:44 TOI, Mar. 24 at NYR...won 9-of-14 faceoffs (64%)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
First NHL game: Oct. 5, 2005 vs. NY Rangers (with Philadelphia)br /> First NHL goal: Oct. 5, 2005 vs. NY Rangers (with Philadelphia)br /> First NHL assist: Oct. 7, 2005 vs. New Jersey (with Philadelphia)br /> Most points, game: 5, Feb. 19, 2009 vs. Buffalo
Most goals, game: 3, 2x’s (Last: Oct. 6, 2009 vs. Washington)br /> Most assists, game: 4 Oct. 24, 2008 at New Jersey
Longest point streak: 8, 2x’s (Last: Nov. 29 to Dec. 16, 2008: 7-8=15)br /> Longest goal streak: 3, 7x’s (Last: Nov. 11 to Nov. 15, 2010: 5g)br /> Longest assist streak: 5, Oct. 28 to Nov. 8, 2008: 6a
Career power-play goals: 36, Last: April 5, 2011 at Ottawa
Career short-handed goals: 23, Last: Jan. 16, 2011 at NY Rangers*
Career game-winning goals: 21, Last: Jan. 20, 2011 vs. Ottawa
Career penalty shots: 0/5, Last: Jan. 23, 2010 vs. Carolina (vs. Ward) – Missed
Career overtime goals: 4, Last: Dec. 11, 2010 at Boston
Career shootout goals/attempts: 1/5 (20 percent)br /> Career plus-minus: +39
*Tied for 40th all-time