Canucks sign Brad Richardson

Friday, 05.07.2013 / 4:29 PM Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that the Canucks have signed centre Brad Richardson.

Richardson, 28, appeared in 16 regular season games for the Kings in 2012.13, recording six points (1-5-6) and 10 penalty minutes and played 11 playoff games, collecting one assist.

Over the span of his eight-year NHL career with the Kings and Avalanche, the Belleville, Ontario native registered 105 points (43-62-105) and 183 penalty minutes in 391 games in addition to 10 points (5-5-10) and 14 penalty minutes in 45 playoff games. Richardson was a member of the LA Kings Stanley Cup championship team in 2012.

The 5’11”, 191-pound centre was originally drafted 163rd overall by the Colorado Avalanche in the fifth round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.

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