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Brad Richardson | Center | #15

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (32) / 2/4/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 197
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 5 (163) / COL
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Brad Richardson practiced for the first time since breaking his tibia and fibula on November 17.
It was thought at the time that Richardson was done for the season and that was a shame as he was off to his best start of his career with five goals and nine points in 16 games. "He’s come a long way," coach Dave Tippett said. "He’s right on schedule, which is good. You never know with those injuries. He’s hoping to get back and play games this year. That’s a positive thing." Feb 27 - 8:02 AM

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Brad Richardson (leg) is weeks away from returning, but he might be back before the season's over.

"It’s a serious, serious injury," Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said. "It’s a long rehab back, but it’s good to see he’s coming the right way and I hope he gets the chance to play some games this year. I think that’d be really good for him to come back and going into the next year know that he got back and playing." Richardson hasn't played since Nov. 17. He's been skating regularly, but he can't participate in team practices yet.
Feb 23 - 6:46 AM

Brad Richardson (broken leg) skated again on Saturday.

Richardson broke his leg on November 17 and has not played since. He was off to the best offensive start of his career with five goals and nine points in 16 games before going down. "He’s getting closer," Tippett said. "He’s starting to get integrated with the group a little bit, which is a good sign. He’s still a ways away, but he’s coming along. He’s past the stage where he’s skated on his own. He can start getting integrated a little bit. I don’t think full practice yet, but it’s good to see him out there." Stay tuned.
Feb 19 - 5:13 AM

Brad Richardson (leg) was on the ice Monday afternoon.

Richardson was just testing his injured leg, so it wasn't particularly eventful. That being said, he isn't ready to give up on playing again this season. He's been sidelined since Nov. 17.
Jan 30 - 4:07 PM

Brad Richardson (leg) might not be able to return in 2016-17.

Richardson hasn't played since Nov. 17 because of a broken tibia and fibula. Before the injury he was off to a solid start with five goals and nine points in 16 contests.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 04:43:00 AM

The Arizona Coyotes have placed Brad Richardson on I/R with a broken leg.

There's no timetable yet for Richardson's return, but it will likely be a while as he broke both his tibia and fibula. He was having a fantastic season with five goals and nine points through 16 games, easily the best rate of his 10-year career.
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 02:38:00 PM

Brad Richardson sustained a broken tibia and fibula during Thursday's game.

Richardson went down awkwardly after getting tangled with a Canucks defenseman. He was taken off the ice on a stretcher. He's undergoing surgery Friday morning.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 09:51:00 AM

Brad Richardson had to be stretchered off the ice during Arizona's tilt with Vancouver on Thursday night.

Richardson got tangled up with a Canucks defenseman and went down awkwardly and immediately called for help. It's never good when a player has to be stretchered off the ice. It looked like a lower-body injury. Richardson actually scored a few minutes prior to the hit. It was his fifth goal of the season.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 11:52:00 PM

Brad Richardson has opened the season with a four-game point streak.

Richardson kept that streak going on Friday by netting a goal in a 3-2 loss to the Islanders. He has two goals and four points in four games this season.
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 08:19:00 AM

Brad Richardson has skated in every game for the Arizona Coyotes this season.

In his first season with the Coyotes, the 31 year old has eleven goals and 31 points in all 81 games this season. Arizona finishes their season on Saturday night in San Jose.
Fri, Apr 8, 2016 07:57:00 AM

Brad Richardson picked up his 11th goal of the season during Tuesday's 6-2 loss to Chicago.

Richardson has reached the mark three previous times, getting as many as 14 in a season. Now with 30 points this year, he can at least check that plateau off the list.
Wed, Apr 6, 2016 02:32:00 AM

Brad Richardson ended his five game goal drought in style on Friday night.

Richardson helped lead the Coyotes past the Flames 4-1 thanks to his pair of goals in the third period. The veteran forward is now up to nine goals 26 points in 68 games this season.
Sat, Mar 12, 2016 02:45:00 AM

Brad Richardson scored a goal in the Arizona Coyotes 6-2 win versus the Canadiens on Monday night.

Richardson has six goals and twenty-two points in fifty-six games played this season. Richardson also had two penalty minutes in the game, giving him 38 PIM this campaign.
Tue, Feb 16, 2016 12:36:00 AM

Brad Richardson picked up his fourth goal of the season during Thursday's 3-1 loss to San Jose.

Credit Richardson for finding the soft space in front of Martin Jones, then out-waiting him as Richardson drew the netminder out of position for the tally. With 17 points in 45 games however, he's probably not worth a roster spot for you.
Thu, Jan 21, 2016 11:59:00 PM

Brad Richardson had an assist in a 3-2 victory over Vancouver on Monday.

Richardson has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last five games. He has three goals and 16 points in 39 contests in 2015-16.
Tue, Jan 5, 2016 04:37:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Christian Dvorak
2Jordan Martinook
3Peter Holland
4Josh Jooris
5Brad Richardson
6Dave Bolland
7Christian Fischer
8Clayton Keller
LW1Max Domi
2Jamie McGinn
3Lawson Crouse
4Teemu Pulkkinen
5Alexander Burmistrov
6Brendan Perlini
RW1Anthony Duclair
2Radim Vrbata
3Shane Doan
4Tobias Rieder
D1Oliver Ekman-Larsson
2Alex Goligoski
3Jakob Chychrun
4Zbynek Michalek
5Connor Murphy
6Anthony DeAngelo
7Luke Schenn
8Kevin Connauton
9Chris Pronger
G1Mike Smith
2Louis Domingue