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Brad Richardson | Center

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/4/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 197
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The Arizona Coyotes have signed center Brad Richardson to a three-year/$6.25 million contract.
Richardson had off-season ankle surgery but that did not dissuade the Coyotes who get a solid bottom-two center, albeit one who has little fantasy value. He had eight goals and 21 points in 45 games for the Canucks last season but expect a bit less in 2015-16. Jul 1 - 12:50 PM

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Brad Richardson (ankle) is still recovering from off-season surgery.

Richardson will become an unrestricted free-agent on July 1st and he and the Canucks are still working towards a new deal. The 30-year-old had surgery after Vancouver was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs by Calgary. He had eight goals and 21 points in 45 games last season.
Jun 18 - 9:24 PM

It appears that Brad Richardson and the Vancouver Canucks are discussing a new contract.

The 30 year old veteran forward Richardson just finished a two-year, $2.3M deal. He also is healing from ankle surgery, an injury which caused him to miss 37 games from mid-January to mid-March. Richardson was able to play in the final two regular season games plus five more in the playoffs. The reliable defensive forward was on route to his best career offensive season with eight goals and 21 points through 45 games, a pace that surely would've topped his previous highs of 14 goals, 16 assists, and 27 points.
Jun 15 - 10:03 PM

Brad Richardson will play instead of Brandon McMillan during Thursday's Game Five against Calgary.

It's do-or-die for Vancouver, as they trail their pacific rival 3-1 in the series. Richardson compiled eight goals and 21 points 45 injury-plagued games this season, but none in three games for the Canucks this postseason. Richardson also has 10 points in 48 games of playoff experience, plus a Cup with LA in 2012.
Apr 23 - 9:39 PM

Brad Richardson is hopeful that he'll be in the lineup on Thursday night versus Calgary.

He missed Game 3 and has been dealing with a nagging foot/ankle issue for a while. A decision on his status will come after the team's morning skate.
Apr 23 - 2:17 PM

Brad Richardson (ankle) will play Wednesday night in Vancouver's playoff opener.

He was expected to be ready to go after practicing for the past couple of days. It will be his first action since Mar. 17 because of an ankle injury.
Apr 15 - 2:13 PM

Brad Richardson (ankle) should be fine for Game 1 on Wednesday.

Richardson practiced for the second straight day on Tuesday. "Everything felt good today, so as long as they want me in there, I'll be ready to go," said Richardson. He hasn't played since March 17 due to the injury.
Apr 15 - 10:14 AM

Brad Richardson (ankle) took part in Monday's practice.

Richardson felt alright, but it remains to be seen if he'll be ready for Game 1 of the Canucks' first-round series against Calgary. He hasn't played since March 17 due to the injury and has played in just two contests since Jan. 16. He had eight goals and 21 points in 45 games in 2014-15.
Apr 14 - 11:35 AM

Brad Richardson (ankle) is not practicing.

Richardson has been out since March 19 with the ankle injury and he is not close to returning. Just an FYI in case he is in your lineup.
Apr 6 - 9:07 AM

Brad Richardson (ankle) is still not skating with the Canucks.

The forward has played only twice since January 16 and managed assists in both games but says he will not be healed until the summer. He took a Chris Tanev shot off his ankle on January 13 and has not been right since. He has eight goals and 21 points in 45 games this season.
Mar 29 - 11:06 AM

Brad Richardson (ankle) didn't travel with the team for this weekend's two-game road trip.

He missed Thursday's game with an ankle injury and should be considered day-to-day at this time. In 45 games this year, Richardson has eight goals and 21 points.
Mar 21 - 10:56 AM

Brad Richardson and Zack Kassian will be scratched against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night.

Richardson was able to play just two games after returning from the shelf before suffering his latest ankle injury. He's managed just 45 games through an injury-filled season, collecting eight goals, 21 points, 20 blocks, 34 PIMs, and 58 hits while winning 48% of his over 578 draws. Kassian meanwhile, who's out with a suspected back injury, has produced 10 goals, 16 points, 81 PIMs, and 88 hits through 42 games this season. Both are missing their second straight.
Mar 19 - 9:34 PM

Brad Richardson (ankle) is doubtful to play Thursday.

He didn't take part in the morning skate. If he can't play then Linden Vey will center Chris Higgins and Derek Dorsett in his place. Coach Willie Desjardins wasn't sure if Richardson would take the warmup, but he's being listed as a game-time decision.
Mar 19 - 6:40 PM

Brad Richardson (lower body) has been cleared to play and was taken off the injured reserve list.

Richardson has missed a couple of months and will likely replace Linden Vey in the lineup against Toronto Saturday. He had eight goals and 19 points in 43 games before the injury and centered Derek Dorsett and Chris Higgins during practice Friday.
Mar 14 - 10:29 AM

Brad Richardson is expected to return to the Canucks' lineup on Saturday night versus the Maple Leafs.

Richardson has been out since mid-January with a lower body injury. Before then, the 10 season veteran was en route to setting career highs across the board. He has eight goals, 19 points, 34 PIMs, and 55 hits through 43 games.
Mar 13 - 10:59 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Antoine Vermette
2Martin Hanzal
3Boyd Gordon
4Brad Richardson
5Joe Vitale
LW1Mikkel Boedker
2Tobias Rieder
3Lucas Lessio
4Kyle Chipchura
5John Scott
RW1Shane Doan
2Steve Downie
3Jordan Szwarz
4Henrik Samuelsson
D1Oliver Ekman-Larsson
2Nicklas Grossmann
3Michael Stone
4Brandon Gormley
5Connor Murphy
6Zbynek Michalek
7Klas Dahlbeck
8Andrew Campbell
9Chris Pronger
G1Mike Smith
2Anders Lindback