The Los Angeles Kings have confirmed that they won't buy out Mike Richards.
TSN's Darren Dreger reports that the Kings aren't planning to use a buyout on Mike Richards, but that doesn't mean that he's guaranteed to be on the roster next year.
Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press believes the Jets should target Mike Richards if he becomes available.
Mike Richards found the back of the net in the Kings' 3-0 victory Monday night.
Mike Richards continues to contribute to the Kings success, albeit on the fourth line.
Mike Richards could be a buyout or trade candidate this off-season.
Mike Richards had 11 goals and 41 points, his lowest production since he had 32 points in 59 games for the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2006-07 season.
Mike Richards was only on the ice for 9:50 minutes in the Kings' 4-3 loss to Anaheim on Monday.
Los Angeles Kings coach Darryl Sutter played around with his lines in Game 4 of the team's second-round playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks.
Mike Richards felt the Ducks played harder than the Kings in Game 3 on Thursday.
Mike Richards doesn't want to get frustrated with his lack of offensive production in the playoffs.
Mike Richards is the only player in NHL history to win two playoff series after falling behind 3-0.
Mike Richards earned his first point of the playoffs on Thursday.
Now that the Kings are down 3-0 to San Jose in their first round series, Los Angeles will probably turn to Mike Richards and Jeff Carter for advice.