Why NY Rangers’ Brad Richards Is the NHL MVP of the Lockout

December 4th, 2012 by Nick Krapf Leave a reply »
As the lockout continues, NHL players have tried their best to keep themselves occupied during their down time. Some have decided to take their talents overseas, while others have been sent down to their AHL affiliate.  Then there are some who have decided to take a step back from hockey and focus on what is going on outside the hockey world.

One player who has focused on the world outside of hockey is Rangers center and alternate captain Brad Richards. After the tragedy and destruction of Hurricane Sandy, Richards has participated in several charity events to raise money for Sandy relief. 

As a result of all his successful charity events, not only has Brad Richards been an unsung hero of the Tri-State area, he can also be considered the MVP of the NHL lockout.

Several events that he has participated in includes a hockey clinic in Staten Island called Skating For Sandy, a charity hockey game called Operation Hat Trick (which he was captain of the New York team), guest bartending at Yellow Hook Grille in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and volunteering his time to some of the harde ...

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