|Debut:||October 11, 1968
(Boston vs. Detroit)
|Final NHL game:|| April 5, 1981
(Washington vs. Detroit)
|Numbers worn:||10, 23 (Boston); 5 (California);
2 (St. Louis); 2 (Detroit); 19 (Washington)
Boston, California, St. Louis, Detroit,
Years: 1968-1981. Playoffs: 1969-1980
|Stanley Cup Playoffs|
|Complete statistics available at NHL.com|
Named to OHA All-Star Second Team with Hamilton in 1966-67 and 1967-68. ... played on Oklahoma City team that won 1968-69 CHL regular-season title. ... Played on 1970-71 Boston team that set NHL record (since broken) for most points in a season by going 57-14-7. ... Represented Minnesota in 1974 WHA All-Star Game. ... Represented Team Canada as one of WHA All-Stars who faced Soviet Union in 1974 Summit Series, appearing seven of the eight games. ... Played seven games for Kansas City team that won 1976-77 CHL regular-season title. ... Was on Boston teams that went to Stanley Cup Finals in 1977 and 1978.
Feb. 23, 1972 -- Traded by Boston with Reggie Leach and Bob Stewart to California in exchange for Carol Vadnais and Don O'Donoghue. May 1972 -- WHA rights traded by Philadelphia to Minnesota for Bill Young, cash, and 1974 first-round pick. May 23, 1973 -- Signed WHA contract with Minnesota. Oct. 22, 1975 -- NHL rights sold by California to St. Louis. February 1976 -- Signed with St. Louis after Minnesota (WHA) team folded). Dec. 20, 1976 -- Traded by St. Louis to Boston in exchange for Joe Zanussi. Oct. 10, 1980 -- Claimed by Detroit from Boston in NHL Waiver Draft. Nov. 7, 1980 -- Claimed by Washington off waivers from Detroit.
Missed 15 games of 1978-79 season with injuries to left hand and right knee.
Full Name: Richard
Other Post-Draft Teams: Hamilton (OHA); Oklahoma City (CHL); Minnesota (WHA); Kansas City (CHL).
Education: Attended Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, and received B.A. in biology. He originally entered university at McMaster to study dentistry.
Career Beyond Hockey: Returned to Kingston, Ontario, after his retirement and took part in numerous Old-Timers hockey games to benefit charitable causes.
|Selected by Miami Screaming Eagles in 1972 WHA Draft -- the first WHA Draft, February 1972.||Member of 1975-76 Minnesota Fighting Saints (WHA) team that folded on Feb. 27, 1976.||Served as president of Boston Bruins Alumni Association for several years after retirement..||Played in 2010 Bruins Legends Classic outdoor game at Fenway Park on Jan. 2, 2010.|
|Won Stanley Cup:||3|
|Hall of Fame:||1|