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Mike Richter

Born:September 22, 1966Draft:1985 Rangers #28 Overall
Hometown:Abington, PAPosition:Goaltender
Known For:Stanley CupCatches:Left
National Team:United StatesCurrent Status:Retired

Michael Thomas Richter (born September 22, 1966) is an American former professional ice hockey goaltender. He played his entire career with the New York Rangers organization, and led the team to the Stanley Cup in 1994. He also represented the United States in international play on several occasions. Richter was named to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, alongside his former Rangers and U.S. teammate Brian Leetch, in 2008.

Mike Richter New York Rangers
Goaltender Mike Richter of the New York Rangers, Dec. 18, 1995 (Al Bello/Staff – Getty Images)

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  • Lester Patrick Trophy (2009)
  • Inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2008
  • Olympic All-Star Team (2002)
  • 3x NHL All-Star Game (1992, 1994, 2000)
  • World Cup All-Star Team (1997)
  • World Cup Gold Medal (1997)
  • World Cup MVP (1997)
  • NHL All-Star Game MVP (1994)
  • Stanley Cup Champion (Rangers – 1994)
  • Canada Cup Runner-Up (1992)
  • NCAA (WCHA) Second All-Star Team (1987)
  • NCAA (WCHA) Rookie of the Year (1986)