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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 (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

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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

Brad Richardson scored a goal and a power play assist in Vancouver's 7-1 win over Arizona on Monday night.

Richardson intercepted Arizona's Shane Doan's pass to Chris Summers by the Canucks blue line and raced down the right side to rip a wrister past Mike Smith just 1:41 into the second period. The goal made it 4-0 Vancouver and knocked Smith out of the game. Richardson now has eight goals and 17 points this season.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 01:53:00 AM

Brad Richardson scored a goal in Vancouver's 4-3 overtime loss on Sunday.

Richardson is on a three-game point streak and has only been held off the scoresheet in one of his last six contests. He's never recorded more than 27 points in a single season, but his recent hot streak has brought him up to 15 points in 28 games in 2014-15.
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 09:43:00 AM

The Vancouver Canucks have been getting a great performance from their third line on their current road trip.

The line of Brad Richardson, Shawn Matthias and Linden Vey have eight goals, 15 points and are a plus-14 in the first five games of their current seven game road trip. You hope for that kind of production from your first two lines on a road swing so when your third unit plays this well, you cannot complain.
Sun, Dec 7, 2014 10:01:00 AM

Brad Richardson snapped two goals on the Penguins Thursday night to spearhead the Canucks to a 3-0 victory over the Metropolitan Division leaders.

Richardson added an assist on the game-winning goal, making it a three-point night for the 29-year-old. Richardson has six goals and 13 points so far in 26 games, and is on pace to beat his career high of 27 points set in 2010 with the Kings.
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 09:57:00 PM

Brad Richardson recorded an assist in a 5-3 loss to Detroit on Sunday.

Richardson has six goals and 10 points in 24 contests in 2014-15. That puts him on pace to beat his career-high of 27 points, set back in 2009-2010.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 09:25:00 AM

Brad Richardson's empty net goal on Friday was the Canucks seventh of the season.

That's four more than the next best team. Richardson has four goals and nine points in 23 games this season with a minus-six rating.
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 10:13:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Henrik Sedin
2Nick Bonino
3Shawn Matthias
4Bo Horvat
5Brad Richardson
LW1Daniel Sedin
2Alex Burrows
3Chris Higgins
4Brandon 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
G1Ryan Miller
2Eddie Lack
3Jacob Markstrom