Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Barry Richter
Defenseman Barry Richter was selected in the second round, 32nd overall by the Hartford Whalers in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft. Richter was chosen while still attending Culver Academy high school in Madison, Wisconsin.

In the fall of 1989, Richter accepted a scholarship to the University of Wisconsin, where he played for four years and earned numerous individual accolades, including being named 1992 NCAA Championship All-Star Team. In his freshman season, the school won the 1990 NCAA championship title.

Richter also represented the United States at the 1989 and 1990 World Junior Hockey Championships and played in the World Championships in 1992, 1993 and 1994. The highlight of his international career came in 1994 when he earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team.

Richter played a total of 151 NHL games over five seasons with the New York Rangers, Boston Bruins, New York Islanders and Montreal Canadiens.

After his days in the NHL, Richter headed to the Swedish Elite League.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1986-87 Culver Academy Eagles High-IN 39 15 30 45
1987-88 Culver Academy Eagles High-IN 35 24 29 53 18
1988-89 Culver Academy Eagles High-IN 19 21 29 50 16
1988-89 United States WJC-A 7 0 0 0 2
1989-90 University of Wisconsin WCHA 42 13 23 36 36
1989-90 United States WJC-A 7 3 1 4 0
1990-91 University of Wisconsin WCHA 43 15 20 35 42
1991-92 University of Wisconsin WCHA 39 10 25 35 62
1991-92 United States WC-A 4 1 0 1 4
1992-93 University of Wisconsin WCHA 42 14 32 46 74
1992-93 United States WC-A 6 0 0 0 8
1993-94 United States Nat-Tm 56 7 16 23 50
1993-94 United States Olympics 8 0 3 3 4
1993-94 United States WC-A 7 0 0 0 6
1993-94 Binghamton Rangers AHL 21 0 9 9 12
1994-95 Binghamton Rangers AHL 73 15 41 56 54 11 4 5 9 12
1995-96 New York Rangers NHL 4 0 1 1 0 +2
1995-96 Binghamton Rangers AHL 69 20 61 81 64 3 0 3 3 0
1996-97 Boston Bruins NHL 50 5 13 18 32 -7
1996-97 Providence Bruins AHL 19 2 6 8 4 10 4 4 8 4
1997-98 Providence Bruins AHL 75 16 29 45 47 -15
1998-99 New York Islanders NHL 72 6 18 24 34 -4
1998-99 United States WC-A 6 2 0 2 0
1999-00 Montreal Canadiens NHL 23 0 2 2 8 -5
1999-00 Quebec Citadelles AHL 2 0 0 0 0 -3
1999-00 Manitoba Moose IHL 19 5 4 9 6 +1 2 1 1 2 0
2000-01 Montreal Canadiens NHL 2 0 0 0 2 -1
2000-01 Quebec Citadelles AHL 68 4 47 51 45 +6 6 0 3 3 2
2001-02 Linkopings HC Sweden 44 5 12 17 82
2002-03 Linkopings HC Sweden 44 6 10 16 74
2002-03 HC Lugano Swiss 9 2 6 8 10
2003-04 EV Zug Swiss 47 5 25 30 20 5 1 1 2 6
2004-05 EV Zug Swiss 38 8 18 26 43 9 3 1 4 4
2005-06 EV Zug Swiss 44 10 20 30 46 7 2 2 4 24
2006-07 EV Zug Swiss 44 9 20 29 34 8 0 1 1 14
2007-08 EV Zug Swiss 44 8 19 27 58 7 1 6 7 4
NHL Totals 151 11 34 45 76


NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1992)
WCHA First All-Star Team (1993)
NCAA West First All-American Team (1993)
AHL First All-Star Team (1996)
Eddie Shore Award (AHL - Outstanding Defenseman) (1996)
Traded to NY Rangers by Hartford with Steve Larmer, Nick Kypreos and Hartford's 6th round choice (Yuri Litvinov) in 1994 Entry Draft for Darren Turcotte and James Patrick, November 2, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 19, 1996. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 17, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, August 20, 1999. Loaned to Manitoba (IHL) by Montreal for loan of Patrice Tardif to Quebec (AHL), March 3, 2000.