Henri Richard

Ice Hockey Great Henri Richard

Full Name: Joseph Henri Richard
Profession: Ice Hockey Great

Nationality:
Canada
Canadian

Why Famous: The brother of Montreal Canadiens legend Maurice "The Rocket" Richard, he played twenty years for the Canadiens and is considered one of the greatest players in NHL history.

Given the nickname "The Pocket-Rocket", he won 11 Stanley Cups.

Born: February 29, 1936
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Age: 82 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces

Events in the Life of Henri Richard

  • 1965-10-20 19th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: All-Stars beat Montreal Canadiens, 5-2; MVP: Henri Richard, Montreal, C
  • 1967-01-18 20th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: Montreal Canadiens beat All-Stars, 3-0; MVP: Henri Richard, Montreal, C
  • 1973-12-20 Montreal Canadien Henri Richard scores his 1,000th NHL point

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