Brad Richards News
Richards (personal) will not play on Friday; expected to be back in time for Saturday.
Richards went back home for his grandfather’s funeral, so he will not play on Friday in Buffalo. However, Richards is expected to play on Saturday vs. the Ducks. With Richards out, Joakim Andersson is expected to play.
Richards (back) is on track to play on Friday.
Richards has been out since October 21st with a back injury, but appears to be in line to play on Friday. Richards, who had two assists in his first six games with the Red Wings, skated on the second line with Pavel Datsyuk and Teemu Pulkkinen, whites a nice fantasy setup for the veteran.
Richards (back) will not play on Tuesday.
Richards is dealing with pain in his lower-body, but it is not expected to be serious. He is going to meet with a specialist this week to make sure, but as of now the Red Wings are optimistic that he won’t miss an extended period of time.
Richards (back) will not play Friday or Saturday.
Richards has been sent back to Detroit to get tests on his back and he will miss the remaining two games of the road trip. Richards is dealing with a back injury and his status should be updated in the next 48 hours. Dylan Larkin will move to centre with Richards out and Joakim Andersson will draw into the lineup.
Richards (upper-body) will not play for the rest of the regular season.
Richards will miss the remaining three games of the regular season, but is expected to be back in the lineup for the playoffs. Kyle Baun will make his NHL debut with Richards out.
Richards (upper-body) will return to the lineup on Monday.
Richards has missed the last three games with an upper-body injury, but he will be back tomorrow vs. the Predators. Richards has six goals and 12 assists (18 points) in 33 games this season.
Richards (upper-body) will not play on Saturday.
Richards will miss his third consecutive game with an upper-body injury, but coach Joel Quenneville is optimistic that Richards will be able to return to the lineup on Monday.
Richards (upper-body) will not play on Tuesday.
Richards skated this morning and is “close to returning” but he will miss his second straight game with an upper-body injury. Richards is considered day-to-day and could be back on Saturday in Colorado.
Richards (upper-body) is on the ice for the Blackhawks morning skate.
Richard missed Sunday’s game with an upper-body injury, but his presence this morning suggests that he will return tonight vs. the Jets. Monitor his status after the morning skate.
Richards (upper-body) will not play on Sunday; listed as day-to-day.
Richards must have suffered the injury in the Blackhawks loss to the Blue Jackets last night. He will be replaced by Joakim Nordstrom in the lineup tonight vs. the Maple Leafs.
Brad Richards will play his 1000th game tomorrow night.
Richards has 9 points in 17 games for Chicago this season.
The Blackhawks have signed Brad Richards to a one-year contract worth $2 million.
Richards was bought out by the Rangers after he scored 20 goals with 31 assists (51 points) in 82 regular season games. Richards has 12 points (5G / 7A) in 25 postseason games and he heads to a Chicago team with a ton of talent. He will likely centre the second line which will have playing with Patrick Kane. Should that be the case, his fantasy value should rise and another 50-plus point season seems very attainable.
Richards will be a healthy scratch for tonight's Game 4
He played just 8:10 in Game 3 and has just one goal and is a minus-3 in 10 games in the playoffs.