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Brad Richardson | Center

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/4/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 197
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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

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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

Brad Richardson (LBI) will be held out of the lineup Monday night in Florida.

Richardson sustained a lower body injury on January 16th against the Hurricanes and is unable to dress Monday against the Panthers. He has eight goals and 11 assists in 43 games played and is considered day-to-day.
Jan 19 - 7:21 PM

Brad Richardson is fine to play Thursday.

He blocked a shot against the Islanders on Tuesday in the second period and left the game. Richardson had one assist in 7:25 of ice time before his departure. He has 19 points in 38 matches this year.
Jan 8 - 2:56 PM

Brad Richardson left in the second period of Tuesday's game versus the Islanders after blocking a shot with his left knee and did not return.

He took a puck to the left knee point blank that definitely looked like it could have done some damage. We will definitely monitor it. Richardson has eight goals and 18 points this season.
Jan 7 - 12:04 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Henrik Sedin
2Nick Bonino
3Shawn Matthias
4Bo Horvat
5Brad Richardson
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Alex Burrows
3Chris Higgins
4Sven Baertschi
5Brandon McMillan
RW1Radim Vrbata
2Jannik Hansen
3Derek Dorsett
4Linden Vey
5Zack Kassian
6Ronalds Kenins
D1Alexander Edler
2Kevin Bieksa
3Dan Hamhuis
4Luca Sbisa
5Chris Tanev
6Yannick Weber
7Ryan Stanton
G1Eddie Lack
2Ryan Miller