Brad Richards joined Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Rimouski Oceanic. During his last season with the team, he received numerous honors including Jean Beliveau Trophy, Stafford Smythe Memorial Cup Trophy, and Guy Lafleur Trophy, among others. Brad was chosen as the 3rd round, 64th overall pick by the Tampa Bay Lightning throughout the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. During the 2004-2005 NHL lockout, Richards played for the Russian Superleague’s Ak Bars Kazan. Richards also played for other teams including Dallas Stars, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings. Bradley Glenn Richards was born on May 2, 1980 in Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island, Canada.