|Brad Richardson Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||February 4, 1985|
Brad Richardson is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who has represented, as a center, the Colorado Avalanche (2005–06-2007–08), the Los Angeles Kings (2008–09-2012–13), the Vancouver Canucks (2013–14-2014–15), the Arizona Coyotes (2015–16-2019–20), and the Nashville Predators (2020–21-Present) in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was picked 163rd overall by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2003 NHL Draft. With the Los Angeles Kings, in 2012, he had won the prestigious Stanley Cup (the championship trophy awarded annually to the NHL playoff winner, the oldest existing trophy to be awarded to a professional sports franchise in North America). In the early part of his professional career, he had also represented some American Hockey League (NHL) teams such as the Lowell Lock Monsters (2005–06), the Albany River Rats (2006–07), the Lake Erie Monsters (2007–08), and the Manchester Monarchs (2008–09).
Bradley Benjamin Stanley Richardson
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States
Professional Ice Hockey Player
- 12 – Colorado Avalanche
- 15 – Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks, Nashville Predators
- 12, 15 – Arizona Coyotes
6 ft or 183 cm
82 kg or 181 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Brad has dated –
- Lauren Hunt (2011-2019) – Brad had started dating model and actress Lauren Hunt in 2011 and they got engaged in December 2013. The couple got married in August 2014 and have a daughter together named Lexi. They had parted ways in early 2019.
- Jessica Szohr (2019-Present) – Brad had started dating American actress Jessica Szohr in March 2019. They have a daughter together named Bowie Ella Richardson (b. January 11, 2021). The couple announced their engagement in May 2022.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Canadian descent.
- Toned physique
- Side-cropped, spiked hair
- Sports a rugged beard
- Affable smile
Brad Richardson Facts
- He had grown up playing minor ice hockey for the AA Belleville Bobcats in his hometown of Belleville and later for the AAA Quinte Red Devils of the OMHA (Ontario Minor Hockey Association). With the latter team, he had played in the 1998 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. After strong performances in minor leagues, he was picked 10th overall in the first round of the 2001 OHL (Ontario Hockey League) Priority Selection by the Owen Sound Attack.
- In his first professional season (2005–06), he had split the year between the Lowell Lock Monsters of the AHL and the Colorado Avalanche of the NHL.
- He had achieved his first career hat-trick in October 2010, for the Los Angeles Kings, in a 6-4 win against his previous team, the Colorado Avalanche.
- When he won the Stanley Cup with the Los Angeles Kings in 2012, he had featured in 13 post-season games. He was forced to miss the first 2 post-season games that year after undergoing an emergency appendectomy.
- In November 2016, during his 2nd season with the Arizona Coyotes, he was hit by defenceman Nikita Tryamkin in a match against his former team, the Vancouver Canucks. The incident had fractured both his tibia and fibula bones in his right leg, requiring season-ending surgery.
- During the qualifying round of the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs, he had scored an overtime goal that had won the series for the Arizona Coyotes against the Nashville Predators. He would leave the former team to join the latter in October 2020.
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