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Luke Richardson
Luke Richardson
Defenseman
Number: 7
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 214
Shoots: Left
Born: Mar 26, 1969
Birthplace: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 11, 2006
Drafted: TOR / 1987 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (7th overall)
2005-06 SEASON
Played 21 games for Toronto collecting 3 points (3 assists) with 41 PIM Registered a season high 20:33 of ice time 10/9 at CHI with Columbus Traded from Columbus to Toronto 3/8 Made his season debut with TOR 3/10 at NYI Registered a team-high in blocked shots (5) 3/10 at NYI Played his 1300th career NHL game 3/25 at MTL Registered his 1st assist for TOR since joining the team 4/1 vs. BUF Registered a season high +3 ranking 4/1 vs. BUF Registered an assist 4/8 at PHI Registered an assist 4/18 vs. PIT Played 44 games for CBJ collecting 7 points (1 goal, 6 assists) with 30 PIM Began the season as captain for CBJ.

CAREER NOTES
2004-05: Did not play2003-04: Played 64 games for CBJ collecting 6 points (1 goal, 5 assists) with 48 PIM Named captain prior to the seasonScored game winning goal 2/27 at CHI Played 1200th career NHL game 12/26 at CHI Tied team season high with a +3 rating. 2002-03: Played 82 games for CBJ collecting 13 assists with 73 PIM Ranked 1st on the team in ice time (23:31). 2001-02: Played 72 games for PHI collecting 9 points (1 goal, 8 assists) with 102 PIM Ranked 2nd on the Flyers with a +18 rating. 2002 Playoffs: Played 5 playoff games for PHI collecting 4 PIM. 2000-01: Played 82 games for PHI collecting 8 points (2 goals, 6 assists) with 131 PIM Led team in PIM Ranked 2nd on the team in plus/minus (+23) and blocked shots (125) Played his 1000th career NHL game 2/1 vs. NYI Registered 2 assists 12/16 vs. NJ, tying career highs for most assists and points in a game. 2001 Playoffs: Played 6 playoff games for PHI collecting 4 PIM. 1999-00: Played 74 games for Philadelphia collecting 7 points (2 goals, 5 assists) with 140 PIM. 2000 Playoffs: Played 18 playoff games for PHI collecting 1 assist with 41 PIM. 1998-99: Played 78 games for PHI collecting 6 assists with 106 PIM Ranked 4th on the team in PIM Played his 800th career NHL game 10/20 vs. SJS. 1997-98: Played 81 games for PHI collecting 5 points (2 goals, 3 assists) with 139 PIM. 1998 Playoffs: Played 5 playoff games for the Flyers. 1996-97: Played 82 games for EDM collecting 12 points (1 goal, 11 assists) with 91 PIM. 1997 Playoffs: Played 12 playoff games for EDM collecting 2 assists with 14 PIM. 1995-96: Played 82 games for the Oilers collecting 11 points (2 goals, 9 assists) with 108 PIM Played his 600th career NHL game 1/31 vs. CHI Recipient of the Oilers' Community Service Award Represented Canada at 1994 World Championships at Vienna, Austria and won Silver Medal. 1994-95: Played 46 games for EDM collecting 13 points (3 goals, 10 assists) with 142 PIM Recorded 100th NHL point 3/22 at DAL. 1993-94: Played 69 games for the Oilers collecting 8 points (2 goals, 6 assists) with 131 PIM Represented Canada at World Championships in Milan, Italy and Gold Medal. 1992-93: Played 82 games for EDM collecting 13 points (3 goals, 10 assists) with 142 PIM. 1991-92: Played 75 games for the Oilers collecting 21 points (2 goals, 19 assists) with 118 PIM Set career highs for assists and points in a season. 1992 Playoffs: Played 16 playoff games for EDM collecting 5 assists with 45 penalty minutes. 1990-91: Played 78 games for TOR collecting 10 points (1 goal, 9 assists) with 238 PIM Recorded a career high in PIM. 1989-90: Played 67 games for TOR collecting 18 points (4 goals, 14 assists) with 122 PIM. 1990 Playoffs: Played 5 playoff games collecting 22 PIM. 1988-89: Played 55 games for the Maple Leafs collecting 9 points (2 goals, 7 assists) with 106 PIM. 1987-88: Played 78 games for TOR collecting 10 points (4 goals, 6 assists) with 90 PIM Scored 1st NHL goal on 12/16 at DET. 1988 Playoffs: Played 2 playoff games for TOR. 1986-87: Played 59 games for Peterborough of the OHL collecting 45 points (13 goals, 32 assists) with 70 PIM Represented Canada at World Junior Championships in Hamilton, Ontario and won Silver Medal Played 12 playoff games for Peterborough collecting 5 assists with 24 PIM. 1985-86: Played 63 games for Peterborough, collecting 24 points (6 goals, 18 assists) with 57 PIM Played 16 playoff games for Peterborough collecting 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) with 50 PIM.

PERSONAL
Married to Stephanie, they have two daughters, Morgan and Daron Has a bull Mastiff named Max Lists Mettalica as his favorite musical group If he wasn't playing hockey he would be a bike mechanic or a strength coach Started playing hockey at age 5.

TRANSACTIONS
Signed by the Lightning as a free agent on 7/11/06 Acquired by Toronto from Columbus in exchange for a 5th round draft pick Signed by Columbus as a free agent on 7/4/02 Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia on 7/23/97 Traded to Edmonton by Toronto with Vincent Damphousse, Peter Ing and Scott Thornton for Grant Fuhr, Glenn Anderson and Craig Berube on 9/19/91 Toronto's 1st pick, 7th overall, at the 1987 NHL Entry Draft.