Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 12/03/11 at 02:05 AM ET
from Joey Johnston of the Tampa Tribune,
Richards quickly became a trusted voice in the locker room. With the Rangers off to a flying start (14-5-3), Richards has 20 points (nine goals, 11 assists), second to Marian Gaborik, New York’s other big-bucks free-agent acquisition.
Life off the ice isn’t bad, either. Richards lives in Manhattan and is fascinated with exploring his new home. Richards sold his Davis Islands residence last summer.
“How do I say this? He’s a single guy in New York,’’ Lecavalier said. “Of course, he’s focused on the hockey. He’s a great leader. But living in New York is very special. It’s a great spot for him – on and off the ice.’‘
“I think this will be something to cherish my whole life,’’ Richards said. “I’m playing at Madison Square Garden. Everything is within walking distance of where you live and there’s so much available to you. During the holidays, the city will really be amazing. And we’re off to a great start, so the hockey has been going well.’‘
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